U.N. Security Council ambassadors will travel to Washington on April 24 to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump and U.S. lawmakers, a senior diplomat said Wednesday.



The meetings are likely to focus on Syria, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and proposed U.S. cuts to U.N. funding, said the diplomat who spoke on condition of anonymity.


During his election campaign, Trump dismissed the United Nations as “just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time.”


The United States holds the presidency of the 15-member council for the month of April, providing the new administration with an opportunity to showcase its foreign policy priorities.




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