US Senate confirms Haley, Ukraine sovereignty advocate, as UN envoy

25.01.2017 р., 12:50
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley won support from most Democratic senators because she testified that she does not support Republican efforts to slash US funding for the UN. Democratic Senator Ben Cardin said Haley also said that "Crimea is not Russian" despite Moscow's annexation of the peninsula in 2014, and she spoke "very strongly" about defending Ukrainian sovereignty.

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