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Dina Powell may replace Nikki Haley in UN as US ambassador

10/11/2018

United Nations, US president Donald Trump has said that he would name a replacement for Nikki Haley, who lately said she was resigning from the post of US ambassador to the United nations, in next two-three weeks. Mr Trump said he would consider the candidature of Dina Powell - his former deputy security council adviser - and added that his daughter Ivanka "would be dynamite" as ambassador, but that he would be accused of nepotism if he chose her. Earlier, Ms Haley has announced she is resigning - after nearly two years in the post.President Donald Trump appeared in the Oval Office alongside Mrs Haley to say she had done "an incredible job", said a BBC News report. The 46-year-old former South Carolina governor - one of the few women in the Trump cabinet - gave no reason for her exit, but dismissed speculation she was planning to run for president in 2020. Mrs Haley did not give details about her move - or what she would do next."It's been eight years of intense time, and I'm a believer in term limits," she said referring to her time in public office."I don't have anything set on where I'm going to go," she said. Mrs Haley told journalists she would be campaigning for "this one", pointing to Mr Trump.Mr Trump said Mrs Haley had told him some time ago she wanted to take some time off. The president said she "has been very special to me, she has done an incredible job, she is a fantastic person, very importantly, but she is also somebody that gets it".

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