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Gunfire prompts Biden's UN ambassador to abruptly leave Haitian president's funeral

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Summary List Placement The US ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, abruptly departed a funeral for Haitian President Jovenel Moïse on Friday after gunfire was reportedly heard.
Thomas-Greenfield and the rest of the US delegation left the funeral after less than 30 minutes, per the New York Times.
"The presidential delegation is safe and accounted for in light of the reported shootings outside of the funeral," White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters on Friday.
"We are deeply concerned about unrest in Haiti," Psaki said.
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U.S. ambassador to U.N. hastily leaves Haiti after gunshots heard at president's funeral

U.S. ambassador to U.N. hastily leaves Haiti after gunshots heard at president's funeral

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Linda Thomas-Greenfield and her delegation safely departed the island nation.
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