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Trump to name Heather Nauert as US ambassador to the UN

She is the State Department spokesperson

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December 7, 2018


Nikki Haley resigns as Trump’s UN ambassador

She is not running for president

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October 9, 2018


US’s Haley tells India to ‘rethink’ Iran ties

The US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley on Thursday urged India to reconsider its ties to Iran, one of its key energy suppliers, as fresh US sanctions on buyers of Iranian oil loom. Washington has stepped up pressure on major Iranian customers to stop importing its oil, warning no trading partner will be exempt…

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June 28, 2018


US says India talks ‘a priority’ after postponing twice

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Thursday that a top-level strategic dialogue with India will take place as soon as possible, after Washington put off the meeting for a second time in months. The talks were expected to cover issues including US sanctions against Russia and Iran, arms sales and trade….

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June 28, 2018


US wants UN action over report on Iranian missiles to Yemen

UNITED NATIONS: US Ambassador Nikki Haley said Thursday that it was “time for the Security Council to act” following the release of a report by UN experts concluding that Iran had violated the arms embargo on Yemen. The report found that Tehran had failed to block supplies to Yemen’s Huthi rebels of ballistic missiles that…

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February 16, 2018


US urges United Nations to pressure Pakistan

UNITED NATIONS: Returning from a UN Security Council visit to Afghanistan, US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Wednesday stressed the Kabul government wants world powers to step up pressure on Pakistan. Haley joined the 14 other council envoys for talks with top Afghan leaders in Kabul at the weekend as the government considers holding peace talks…

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January 18, 2018


Trump tweet on nuclear button keeps North Korea’s Kim ‘on his toes’: Haley

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump’s tweet about having a bigger nuclear button than Kim Jong Un’s has kept the North Korean leader “on his toes” and made clear the risks of a nuclear standoff, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday, reported Reuters. After Kim asserted that he had a nuclear…

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January 8, 2018


Palestinians respond with outrage to ‘blackmail’ threat from Donald Trump and Nikki Haley

NEWS DESK: Palestinian authorities have reacted with outrage and accused Donald Trump of “blackmail” after the US suggested it would temporarily stop funding humanitarian aid to Palestinian refugees, reported The Independent with additional input from agencies. In a tweet, Mr Trump accused the Palestinians of being “no longer willing to talk peace”. The Palestinians previously…

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January 4, 2018


Trump to North Korean leader: my nuclear button ‘is bigger & more powerful’

US President Donald Trump warned Kim Jong-Un Tuesday he has a “much bigger” nuclear button than the North Korean leader, as Washington dismissed the prospect of high-level talks between Pyongyang and Seoul. Trump launched the highly personal missive on Twitter hours after his ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley described proposed dialogue between the two…

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January 3, 2018


Nikki Haley speech on UN vote: Here’s how Twitter responded

NEWS DESK: Over 120 countries defied President Donald Trump on Thursday and voted in favor of a United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for the US to drop its recent recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. On the issue, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told the 193-member General Assembly ahead of Thursday’s vote…

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December 22, 2017


Israel’s Netanyahu calls U.N. “house of lies” before Jerusalem vote

TEL AVIV: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described the United Nations as a “house of lies” ahead of a vote on Thursday on a draft resolution calling on the United States to withdraw its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “Israel totally rejects this vote, even before (the resolution‘s) approval,” Netanyahu said in a speech at…

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December 21, 2017


Women accusers should be heard, even if Trump is target: US ambassador to UN

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley (L) and U.S. President Donald Trump participate in a session on reforming the United Nations at UN Headquarters in New York, U.S., September 18, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo WASHINGTON: Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said on Sunday that any woman who has…

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December 11, 2017


Isolated US defends Trump on Jerusalem at the UN

UNITED NATIONS: The United States stood alone Friday as one after another fellow UN Security Council member criticized its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The debate unfolded at a largely symbolic emergency meeting of the council — no vote on a resolution was planned, as the US has veto power — two days…

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December 9, 2017


US says Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’ shames Suu Kyi govt

The United States accused Myanmar Thursday of the ethnic cleansing of minority Rohingya Muslims, saying the bloodshed in  had shamed Aung Sang Suu Kyi’s government. Speaking at a United Nations Security Council meeting, US Ambassador Nikki Haley pressed for members of Myanmar’s military to face action from the global body in response to the violence…

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September 29, 2017


Nikki Haley denies designs on secretary of state job

US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley tried to scotch speculation Thursday that she is gunning to become secretary of state, saying she is not interested in the role. Facing questions about her political ambitions, the outspoken and charismatic diplomat said that “there is going to be chatter about things.” Asked if she wanted…

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September 22, 2017


Trump to add sanctions on North Korea, but not on oil: U.S.

NEW YORK: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States will add more sanctions against North Korea, while U.S. allies have called for enforcing existing international sanctions as the best way to get Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons program. The sanctions are not expected to further target oil, a senior Trump…

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September 21, 2017


US warns Myanmar against civilian attacks as 17 drown fleeing violence

COX’S BAZAR: The United States has told Myanmar its security forces must refrain from attacking civilians and aid workers after days of violence forced thousands to seek refuge across the border in Bangladesh, with 17 found drowned Thursday.

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September 1, 2017


US would talk to N. Korea if missile, nuclear tests stop: Haley

UNITED NATIONS: The United States would consider talks with North Korea if it halts all nuclear and ballistic missile tests, Washington’s envoy to the United Nations said Tuesday as the UN Security Council weighed new sanctions on Pyongyang.

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May 17, 2017


Trump’s U.N. envoy says ouster of al-Assad is a priority of U.S

UNITED NATIONS: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said in an interview that she sees regime change in Syria as one of the Trump administration’s priorities in the country wracked by civil war. Defeating Islamic State, pushing Iranian influence out of Syria, and the ouster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are priorities for…

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April 9, 2017


Syrian people do not want Assad as leader: US envoy to UN

UNITED NATIONS: The United States does not believe that the Syrian people want President Bashar al-Assad as their leader any longer, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Monday.

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April 4, 2017


Trump names Haley, a foreign policy novice, as envoy to U.N

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump on Wednesday named South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, a former critic with little foreign policy experience, to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations at a time of uncertainty over America’s international role under his presidency.

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November 24, 2016

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