What is the UN's reasoning (or excuse) behind removing Saudi Arabia from a blacklist of child rights violators despite being blamed for the killing of hundreds of Yemeni children?
What is the official website of this list?
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The summery is, Saudi Arabia and its allies (mainly Gulf countries) put massive pressure on Ban Ki Mun's office by threatening to cut aids for UN's humanitarian relief projects.
UN sources said Ban Ki-moon’s office was barraged with calls from Gulf Arab foreign ministers and ministers from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) following the blacklisting.
Ms Dujarric said Jordan, United Arab Emirates and Bangladesh had complained to Mr Ban’s office, while diplomats said Egypt, Kuwait and Qatar had also done so.
The Gulf state is the fourth biggest contributor to UNRWA after the United States, European Union and Britain, having contributed nearly $100 million (£69 million) in 2015.
Kuwait and United Arab Emirates – fellow members of the coalition – also provide significant funding to UNRWA, donating nearly $50 million (£34.5 million) between them last year.
Diplomatic sources said the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) would suffer if the blacklisting was upheld, as Saudi allegedly threatened to pull its funding.