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U.S. Senate Confirms Kelly Craft as Ambassador to United Nations

Published: August 1, 2019; 08:23 · (Vindobona)

The US senate has confirmed the 57 year old American businesswoman and diplomat Kelly Knight Craft as the next US ambassador to the UN United Nations. She will replace Nikki Haley who resigned last year.

Kelly Knight Craft confirmed as Trump's next U.N. ambassador. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / US Embassy Canada [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)]

Ten months after the resignation of Nikki Haley as the U.N. ambassador, the United States gets a new UN ambassador, nominated by President Trump. Haley tendered her resignation last October, which Trump accepted.

The US Senate now confirmed Kelly Craft, the previous US Ambassador to Canada, as the new Ambassador to the UN in New York City with 56 votes to 34.

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