Assembly asked to decide on unpaid UN dues of former Yugoslavia

According to a document released today at UN Headquarters in New York, the amount at issue is over $16.2 million. In laying out different options to deal with the problem, the Secretary-General suggests that consistent with the position of the five successor States, the Assembly may wish to approve the write-off of the amounts in question.Alternatively, he says, the Assembly might decide to seek payment from the successor States of all or part of these arrears.

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