The American Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said Sunday that the United States was now in a leadership role at the world body and that "there's no love" between the U.S. and Russian Federation, adding that she is "beating up" on Moscow even as investigations in Washington scrutinise possible links between the country and associates of President Donald Trump.
"I think you are obviously seeing a very aggressive administration because we feel that in order to lead, we need to act, and in order to act, we need to make sure we have those conversations with the National Security Council; and we are having those conversations with the National Security Council", she said.
"There's no love or anything going on with Russian Federation right now", Nikki Haley said in an interview that aired Sunday on ABC's "This Week". We do not want any country involved in our elections ever.
"I wear heels, and it's not for a fashion statement", she said.
The Indian govt believes that all disputes with Pakistan must be resolved bilaterally and without third party mediation, the External Affairs Ministry said in response to a usa suggestion that President Donald Trump could play a role in de-escalating tension between India and Pakistan.
Haley, the Security Council president this month, said the focus of the April 28 meeting will depend a lot on the outcome of the Xi-Trump talks.
The United States should "no longer take the excuses from China that 'they're concerned, '" she said.
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Additionally, some 21 million Yemenis, roughly 82 percent of the population, are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance. Qatar announced plans last month to invest pound 5 billion ($6.23 billion/5.8 billion euros) in Britain within five years.
Bottom line? Haley is spinning the same exhausted old interventionist rhetoric that was advanced by the administration of former president Barack Obama - rhetoric we were led to believe was not shared by the man who appointed her to this position.
Representative Adam Schiff of California, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said Trump's tweets are an attempt to distract people and deflect attention.
As the new administration applies some of Trump's campaign rhetoric to the real world, Haley also has been out front on other issues, including Russian intervention in Ukraine. They're not talking about North Korea.
Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter, however, said he doubted that Beijing will cooperate. "I mean, this is our government and our foreign policy, and we all need to wish it success".
In February previous year, as Mr Trump was challenging the Republican establishment to secure the party's White House nomination, she called the brash property baron "everything a governor doesn't want in a president".
But they agree on two things: She seems intent on shaking things up as she assumes the rotating chair of the Security Council and she's not afraid to use undiplomatic language. "What he's done to his people is nothing more than disgusting", she said.
Haley said the United States is pressing China for a firmer stand regarding North Korea's nuclear program. "He's not stopping me on how we're working together to defeat ISIL (Daesh)".