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Kelly Knight Craft Nominated as the New US Ambassador to the UN

US President Donald Trump has announced the nomination of Kelly Knight Craft as the new US ambassador to the UN.
Kelly Knight Craft Nominated as the New US Ambassador to the UN

Details:

  • The post of the US ambassador to the UN was vacant due to the resignation of Nikki Haley.
  • Kelly Knight Craft is currently serving as the US ambassador to Canada.
  • The appointment would be formalised after the approval by the US Senate.

What are the functions of the US ambassador to the UN?

  • Representing the United States on the U.N. Security Council and during almost all plenary meetings of the General Assembly.
  • Keep the U.S. State Department informed of events at the United Nations.
  • Making recommendations to the State Department and the President as to what course of action the United States should pursue.

About Kelly Knight Craft:

  • Kelly Knight Craft who is currently serving as ambassador to Canada was the first woman to ever hold the post.
  • Previously she had served as an alternate delegate to the UN during President George W Bush's reign where her focuses included Africa.

Question:

Q. US President Donald Trump has announced the nomination of whom as the new US ambassador to the UN?
a. Samantha Knight Craft
b. Katie Knight Craft
c. Kelly Knight Craft
d. Christie Knight Craft
Kelly Knight Craft Nominated as the New US Ambassador to the UN Kelly Knight Craft Nominated as the New US Ambassador to the UN Reviewed by Shweta Kashyap on February 27, 2019 Rating: 5

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