US pulls out of UN's Global Compact on Migration

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United Nations, United States Published: Dec 03, 2017, 02:54 AM(IST)

The US said it had informed the UN Secretary-General that it was ending its participation in the Global Compact on Migration. Photograph:( AFP )

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The administration of President Donald Trump has withdrawn the United States from a United Nations pact to improve the handling of migrant and refugee situations, deeming it "inconsistent" with its policies, the US mission to the global body announced

The administration of President Donald Trump has withdrawn the United States from a United Nations pact to improve the handling of migrant and refugee situations, deeming it "inconsistent" with its policies, the US mission to the global body announced Saturday.

"Today, the US Mission to the United Nations informed the UN Secretary-General that the United States is ending its participation in the Global Compact on Migration," the Americans said in a statement.

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