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China goes after US over more than $1 billion owed to the UN


UNITED NATIONS (AP) — China is going after the United States over more than $1 billion that the Trump administration owes the United Nations in unpaid dues for its regular operating budget and arrears for the separate budget for the U.N.'s far-flung peacekeeping operations.

The unusual singling out of the U.S. non-payment by China's U.N. mission comes as President Donald Trump continues to accuse Beijing of not being open about the coronavirus when cases were initially reported in December and early January.

A U.S. Mission spokesperson said China "is eager to distract attention from its c...

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