Currency converter
^
All news
News Search Topics
ОК
Use filter
You can filter your feed,
by choosing only interesting
sections.
Loading

Russia to shell out $2 mln to budget of UN Office of Counter-Terrorism

January 19, 12:41 UTC+3 MOSCOW

The UN Office of Counter-Terrorism was established in June 2017

Share
1 pages in this article

MOSCOW, January 19. /TASS/. Russia will make a voluntary contribution to the budget of the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism in the amount of $ 2 mln and from 2019 it will be annually paying $ 500,000 to this structure, the Russian government said in a statement published on Friday at the official web portal of legal information.

"To adopt the proposal of the Russian Foreign Ministry coordinated with the Russian Finance Ministry on payment of a $ 2 mln lump-sum voluntary contribution to the budget of the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism and from 2019 to set an annual voluntary contribution in the amount of $ 500,000 to the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism," the document says.

The Russian Finance Ministry and Foreign Ministry were ordered to include from 2019 the corresponding funds for payment of this voluntary contribution when forming a federal budget.

The UN Office of Counter-Terrorism was established in June 2017. Russian diplomat Vladimir Voronkov was appointed as Under-Secretary-General of the Office then. The new agency received the staff and resources of the Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force and the UN Counter Terrorism Centre, as well as part of resources from the Department of Political Affairs of the UN Secretariat.

Show more
Share
In other media
ADVERTISEMENT