U.S. to trim presence at U.N. talks

Fewer diplomatic staff said to attend fall meeting to cut costs

Posted: July 30, 2017 at 3:51 a.m.
Updated: July 30, 2017 at 3:51 a.m.

Ivanka Trump and U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres met for lunch Friday at United Nations headquarters.

The State Department plans to scale back its diplomatic presence at this year's annual United Nations gathering of world leaders in September as a cost-saving initiative, according to four well-placed diplomatic sources.

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