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Nikki Haley confirmed as new US envoy to UN

Nikki Haley

By: Eastern Eye Staff

The US senate has confirmed Nikki Haley as the next ambassador to the United Nations, making her the first Indian-American to serve on a cabinet rank position in any presidential administration in the US. Senate foreign relations committee had on Tuesday (24) overwhelmingly approved the nomination of the South Carolina governor as the next USambassador to the United Nations. With this, Haley, 45, becomes the first Indian-American to serve in a presidential administration at a cabinet level position. Haley was approved by the senate on a 96-4 vote. She is expected to be sworn in shortly. Haley, who will replace…

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