206. Editorial Note

The Fifth (Administrative and Budgetary) Committee of the UN General Assembly approved the U.S. resolution lowering the maximum assessment rate for any member state to 25 percent on December 1, 1972. The vote was 67 in favor (U.S.), 30 against, 32 abstentions, and 3 absent. (Telegram 5235 from USUN, December 2; National Archives, RG 59, Central Files 1970–73, UN 10–4)