Monday, August 01, 2005

Bolton appointed US envoy to UN

US President George W Bush has formally appointed John Bolton as US ambassador to the United Nations, without waiting for approval from the Senate.
John Bolton
Mr Bolton will be in his job for the opening of the General Assembly

Mr Bush called Mr Bolton a "talented and successful diplomat", who would help strengthen the organisation. He said Democrats had forced him to bypass Congress, using "shameful delaying tactics" to prevent a vote.

Link to BBC News