BREAKING NEWS ~ UN ambassador Danforth resigns Bernard Hibbitts at 5:49 PM ET
[JURIST] AP is reporting that United States ambassador to the UN John Danforth has resigned after barely five months service since his swearing-in on July 1, 2004 following predecessor John Negroponte's move to Baghdad as head of the new US embassy there. The position of US UN ambassador is a Cabinet-level post.
8:45 PM ET - The US Mission to the UN has a scanned copy of Ambassador Danforth's resignation letter, dated November 22, online here [PDF].
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