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PARIS, November 8. (Itar-Tass) – The United States of America had their voting right revoked by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization /UNESCO/. The decision came into force automatically due to the UNESCO charter: two years ago the United States stopped financing the organization. By making this decision, Washington demonstrated its disagreement over granting UNESCO membership to Palestine.
Irina Bokova, UNESCO’s Director General , said that she was disappointed to see dwindling influence of the United States in UNESCO and lacking participation in the organization’s activity.
“I can’t imagine that the U.S. will withdraw father away from UNESCO, as previously we closely cooperated to further our cause. I am deeply sorry that the U.S. decided to stop financing UNESCO,” the director said.
The United States provided $80 dollars annually – 22% of UNESCO’s budget.