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U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE UN SPEAKS: U.S. Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield is speaking with reporters after presenting her credentials to U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
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Congratulations to Linda Thomas-Greenfield who was sworn in by @SenKamala Harris Harris today as US ambassador to the UN—the second African American woman to hold the position. With 3 decades in the Foreign Service, she will rebuild our alliances & diplomacy aro #BlackHistoryMonthnd the world
thomas-greenfield'>Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, on Feb. 25, 2021 says that diplomacy is about "managing points of differentiation" while making her debut at the world body.
Today I swore in thomas-greenfield'>Linda Thomas-Greenfield as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. An esteemed foreign service officer with decades of experience, she will be a champion for U.S. diplomacy at the UN and around the world. Congratulations @USAmbUN on this historic moment.
By a vote of 78-20, the U.S. Senate has confirmed thomas-greenfield'>Linda Thomas-Greenfield to become the next U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. She’s expected to present her credentials to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday.
Sen. @tedcruz says he will not vote for thomas-greenfield'>Linda Thomas-Greenfield, UN Ambassador nominee, slams her record on China: “We need a UN Ambassador who will stand up to China… I have no confidence that this nominee would do so.”
I'm impressed with President-Elect Biden’s foreign policy picks. I’ve worked with both Tony Blinken and Linda Thomas-Greenfield over the years. They are consummate professionals and skilled diplomats.
"'People are extraordinarily upset about it. This is really a bridge too far,' said former thomas-greenfield'>Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, who spent 35 years in the foreign service."