Russia wants to pay contributions to the UN budget in rubles 


The Russian authorities are working on the possibility of transferring contributions to the budget of the United Nations and the institutions of the UN system in rubles.

This was stated by the director of the Department of International Organizations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Petro Illichov, Russian Interfax reports .

“The transition to remittance of contributions in rubles is being worked out and largely depends on the readiness and ability of our partners in the UN to accept payments in Russian currency,” said a Russian official.

At the same time, he assured that Russia pays all contributions to the budgets of the UN system in full “and, if possible, on time.”

According to the official, Russian payments are blocked by American banks due to sanctions, sometimes difficulties arise with Swiss banks as well. Джерело:



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