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'No New Sheriff in Town'

While Israel and those who stand for her are saddened by this week's announced departure of Ambassador Nikki Haley, there are those who are celebrating the friend of Israel's resignation. The Times of Israel reports that Iran is glad to see Haley go, calling her a "serious problem" and blaming her for the United States' isolation:

Iran’s mission to the United Nations welcomed Tuesday’s surprise resignation of US Ambassador Nikki Haley, one of the Trump administration’s most vocal opponents of the Islamic Republic.

“We do not know who she was or what she was about, but she was a serious problem at the UN with her uninformed statements & her causing the isolation of US,” Alireza Miryousefi, the mission’s press secretary, wrote on his Twitter account.

He also quipped “there is no new sheriff in town,” referring to remarks Haley made at the 2017 annual meeting of the pro-Israel AIPAC lobby.

“For anyone that says you can’t get anything done at the UN, they need to know there’s a new sheriff in town,” she said at the time, promising to defend Israel and oppose Iran at the world body...

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