New US ambassador to UN yet to take up position

Russia and China have been quick to fill the vacuum left by the United States.

    The commitment of the United States to the United Nations is being questioned.

    Nine months after Ambassador Nikki Haley resigned, a replacement still has not officially taken up her post.

    That has left the US with a significantly lower profile with the UN.

    As Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna explains, Russia and China have been quick to fill the vacuum.


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