The United States plans to reduce the delegation of diplomats at the UN General Assembly for a few hundred people

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in fotobanka at the Headquarters of the United Nations. Archival photoThe United States plans to reduce the delegation of diplomats at the UN General Assembly for a few hundred people© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

Reduce U.S. delegation of its diplomats at the UN General Assembly for several hundred people, according to Politico.

According to him, usually the U.S. government sends to the UN General Assembly more than a thousand diplomats. This time in September at the UN General Assembly in new York go for a few hundred less, writes the edition.

According to Politico, the decision to reduce the number of diplomatic delegations, probably due to the desire of the Secretary of state Rex Tillerson to reduce the Department’s budget. So, Politico also reported that Tillerson in the framework of his intended reform of the Department of state wants to eliminate about 30 of the 70 posts of special envoys.

The upcoming 72nd session of the General Assembly will open on September 12 at the headquarters of the United Nations. The General political debate in the framework of the week of high-level will begin on September 19.

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