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China Signs Plan to Fulfill $1B UN Pledge

China signed an agreement with the United Nations on Friday to pay $20 million annually for a decade to help fund peace, security and development activities, taking the first step in fulfilling a $1 billion pledge made by President Xi Jinping. The money will be paid into a new U.N. Peace and Development Trust Fund, and China's contribution will be split evenly between supporting peace and security and implementing a 2030 agenda for sustainable development. U.N. Secretary-General...

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