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Will Trump Threaten to Pullout or De-fund the United Nations?

World leaders have been urged to stay home in the first “virtual” UN General Assembly sessions in the 75-year history of the United Nations. The annual high-level sessions, with mostly pre-recorded video speeches, begin September 22. The UN says there will be “no marvelling at seemingly endless presidential motorcades on First Avenue and no “standing-room only” moments in the gilded General Assembly Hall, as the Organization’s busiest time of the year is reimagined in the time of COVID-19. Credit: Anton Uspensky, UN NewsBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Sep 11 2020 (IPS) Back in 1998, Senator Jesse Helms, a rightwing Republican from …read more

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