Tonga pays outstanding UN fees – govt

UN General Assembly Chamber UNGASS 2016. Picture: RNZ

Tonga has now paid its United Nations debts, says the government’s chief secretary. That comes after it was revealed that Tonga was one of seven nations to be denied voting rights at the General Assembly because it hadn’t paid its annual fees. The seven were Tonga, Venezuela, Lebanon, Lesotho, Gambia, Central Africa Republic and Yemen. However, Tonga’s […]

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