US special envoy to Ukraine resigns

NNR/Zunera/Khokhar – September 28, 2019

US President’s special representative to Ukraine, Kurt Volker has resigned amid a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump and his dealings with Ukraine government. 

According to media reports, Volker’s resignation follows Congress order for him to answer questions in impeachment inquiry on US President Donald Trump.

His departure is first since emergence of reports that President Trump may have abused his presidential powers and sought help from a foreign government to undermine former Vice President Joe Biden, the current Democratic frontrunner and help his own re-election.

Meanwhile, State Department had no immediate comment on his resignation and has only said that Volker put Giuliani in touch with an aide to Ukraine’s president.

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