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What if Russian ambassador to US becomes UN's anti terror chief?

Sergey Kislyak has been he Russia's ambassador to US since 2008

Rosa Freedman | The Conversation 

As if there wasn’t enough controversy surrounding Sergey Kislyak. The Russian ambassador to the US at the centre of the Trump national security storm appears likely, diplomatic sources tell me, to become the United Nations head of counter-terrorism, probably at Under Secretary-General level. The irony seems to have been lost on most of the world’s media, with near-total silence about what looks set to be one of the UN’s most contentious appointments in recent years. In April, the new UN Secretary-General, Antonio Gutteres, set out his plan to streamline and fix the ...

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 08:14 IST
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