US to stop funding 'ineffective' UN relief efforts

US Vice President Mike Pence says the country will no longer fund what he says are 'ineffective' UN relief efforts for persecuted and religious minorities in the Middle East.

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    US Vice President Mike Pence says the country will no longer fund what he says are "ineffective" UN relief efforts for persecuted and religious minorities in the Middle East.

    Pence says funds will instead be distributed directly through the US Agency for International Development.

    Al Jazeera’s Rosiland Jordan reports from Washington, DC.


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