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Clinton Foundation to limit donations from foreign governments

On Wednesday, the board of the Clinton Foundation voted to accept large donations from just a handful of foreign governments and to give regular updates on who is making contributions.

The new rules are more restrictive than the policies put in place when Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, The Washington Post reports. In a statement, the foundation announced that it will only accept hefty donations from the governments of Germany, Australia, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Canada, and Norway, all countries that have previously supported programs having to do with health, poverty, and climate change. Countries that have given in the past to a general program, including Saudi Arabia and Qatar, cannot make large donations.

The foundation will also disclose contributors four times a year instead of just once, and Clinton Global Initiative events will no longer take place outside of the United States, except for an already planned event in Morocco next month. The new rules do not restrict donations from foreign individuals or companies.