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Turnbull rejected DFAT's advice on Rudd

It’s emerged that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull dismissed Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade advice that said Kevin Rudd was a better candidate for the UN’s chief job than previous incumbents.

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Turnbull rejects Rudd for top UN job

Australia won’t be nominating Kevin Rudd for the top job in the United Nations because Malcolm Turnbull believes the former prime minister is not well-suited for the role.