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UNESCO Director urges US not to pull out

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Laaska News  Nov. 2 ,2011

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova. Photo: RIA Novosti   

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova has urged the US to continue financing the organization after Washington had refused to pay its 60 mln dollar contribution following due to Palestine’s admission.

The membership was backed by 107 countries, including Russia, China and France. Fourteen members were against, with the US, Israel, Germany and Canada among them.

AFP,VOR.

 
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