Nikki Haley resigns as US Ambassador to United Nations

Indian-American Nikki Haley has resigned as the US Ambassador to the United Nations. President Donald Trump made the formal announcement of her resignation and applauded her work. He said, Haley had told him in advance that she wanted to take a break. Mr Trump said, Nikki Haley has been very special to him and she has done an incredible job as the top American diplomat at the UN. Haley said, she plans to stay in this position till the year end.

Ms Haley, considered as a moderate Republican alternative to Trump, ruled out a 2020 Presidential bid and said that she would be campaigning for Trump’s re-election in two years from now.

Her resignation just ahead of the crucial mid-term elections in November came as a shock and surprise to the American foreign policy and national security experts who believe it is a big loss to the Trump Administration.

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