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No U.N. Funding for China

September 8, 2007

WASHINGTON (AP) – For the sixth consecutive year, the Bush administration has decided to withhold funding from the U.N. Population Fund, saying the agency contributes to China‘s “coercive abortion” program.

The administration decision was disclosed in a letter from Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte sent to lawmakers on Thursday, according to a copy of the document seen Friday. Congress had appropriated $34 million for the program, but gave President Bush the authority to decline to spend the money.

China has denied using any coercive measures in its population control ….

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070907
/ap_on_go_pr_wh/us_un_population_fund_1

 UN Flag, adopted December 7, 1946.

UN Flag, adopted December 7, 1946.