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Caught in Trump scandal, US envoy on Ukraine resigns


Volker is a veteran diplomat involved in Europe. (AP pic)WASHINGTON: US special representative on Ukraine Kurt Volker resigned Friday after Congress ordered him to answer questions in an impeachment investigation on President Donald Trump, a source said.
A person familiar with the matter who requested anonymity confirmed Volker’s resignation, which was first reported by the student newspaper at Arizona State University, where he directs an institute.
A whistleblower complaint released on Thursday said Volker met senior Ukrainian officials on how to “navigate” Trump’s demands of President Volodymyr Zelensky.
The complaint accused Trump of pressuring Zelensky in a July 25 phone call to supply …read more

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