Six countries temporarily deprived of the right of voting at the UN General Assembly for non-payment of membership dues. About it reports Deutsche Welle.
The main debtor is Venezuela, which will be able to take part in the vote, only paying $24 million for the Other five countries that are deprived of voting rights until the end of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly (until the fall of 2017) is Cabo Verde, Libya, Papua New Guinea, Sudan and Vanuatu.
Debtor countries will return the right to vote if they pay the debt at least two years. The annual contributions are calculated for each country individually.
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