Wall Street Journal: - EU Freezes Cash for U.N.'s Afghan Police Fund
BY DION NISSENBAUMKABUL—The European Union is blocking the release of €30 million ($37 million) to a United Nations-run fund that finances Afghanistan's police force amid an investigation into alleged mismanagement and corruption at the U.N. program, Western officials in Kabul said.
The EU had previously put the funds on hold pending a determination that the Afghan police force had made certain improvements, the officials said.
European leaders, adding a new condition, decided to keep the funds frozen until they are also satisfied that the U.N. has addressed allegations, reported by The Wall Street Journal on May 10, that officials running the program ...
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