UESCO chief "deeply regrets" U.S. withdrawal

Xinhua Published: 2017-10-12 21:39:42
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The Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova declared on Thursday that she "deeply regrets" the decision of the Unites States to withdraw from the UNESCO.

This file photo taken on January 09, 2017 shows Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Irina Bokova attending an international conference for victim assistance at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. [File Photo: VCG]

This file photo taken on January 09, 2017 shows Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Irina Bokova attending an international conference for victim assistance at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. [File Photo: VCG]

"It's a loss to the UNESCO, it's a loss to the family of the United Nations and it's a loss to multilateralism," Bokova says in a statement. 

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