US pushes for overhaul of UN peacekeeping missions

Funding for peacekeeping operations is under the spotlight at the United Nations. The top contributor, the United States, says it’s paying too much and wants an overhaul of the system.

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    Funding for peacekeeping operations is under the spotlight at the United Nations.

    The top contributor, the United States, says it’s paying too much and wants an overhaul of the system.

    While many agree there's a need for reform, there are concerns the future of ongoing missions hangs in the balance.

    Al Jazeera’s UN correspondent Rosiland Jordan reports on the debate.


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