SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 28 January 2023, Saturday |

“Short on paying dues” Lebanon loses “right to vote” in United Nations

UN Secretary-General António Guterres announced in a statement that Lebanon, Venezuela and South Sudan are in arrears in payments to the UN operating budget, and are among 6 countries that have lost their voting rights in the 193-member General Assembly.

According to the Secretary-General’s letter, the minimum payments needed to restore voting rights are $76,244,991 for Venezuela, $1,835,303 for Lebanon, and $196,130 for South Sudan.

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