Guterres praises Nikki Haley’s 'excellent cooperation'

Guterres praises Nikki Haley’s 'excellent cooperation'

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a message of “deep appreciation” for U.S. envoy Nikki Haley after she announced she was stepping down from the post at the end of the year.

The Secretary-General’s spokesman, Stephane Dujarric, said the U.N .had yet to receive formal notification of her resignation as Washington’s permanent representative to the world body.

"The secretary-general wishes to express his deep appreciation for the excellent cooperation and support that Ambassador Haley has always demonstrated," he said.

"They had a very productive and strong working relationship during her tenure as United States permanent representative," the U.N. press service cited him as saying.