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Topic - Robert Benson
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.N. ethics chief is recommending an investigation into whether a U.N. official was fired in retaliation for raising concerns about his agency's financial transactions in North Korea, according to a letter obtained yesterday.
In the letter dated Friday and addressed to UNDP Administrator Kemal Dervis, Mr. Benson urged the agency to reconsider looking into the case.
However, U.N. Ethics Office head Robert Benson said in a confidential letter obtained by the AP yesterday that his review of the case turned up enough evidence of retaliation to support an investigation.