By Servet Gunerigok</p> <p>WASHINGTON (AA) - President Donald Trump said Friday he is nominating current U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Knight Craft as Washington's next UN envoy.</p> <p> "Kelly has done an outstanding job representing our Nation and I have no doubt that, under her leadership, our Country will be represented at the highest level. Congratulations to Kelly and her entire family!" Trump said on Twitter. </p> <p>The announcement comes days after State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert withdrew from consideration for the role.</p> <p>Last December, Trump announced he was picking Nauert for the UN job to replace Nikki Haley, but the formal nomination had not been sent to the Senate.</p> <p>If confirmed by the Senate, Craft would play a leading role in executing the U.S.'s international agenda.