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Katherine Zappone turns down invitation to appear before Oireachtas committee to discuss controversial UN appointment

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KATHERINE Zappone has turned down an invitation to appear before the Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss her controversial appointment as a UN special envoy.

The former Children’s Minister is currently living in the US and was not compelled to accept the invitation.

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Katherine Zappone has turned down her invitation to appear before the Foreign Affairs CommitteeCredit: PA:Press Association
Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney survived a vote of no confidence tabled by Sinn Fein

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Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney survived a vote of no confidence tabled by Sinn FeinCredit: Getty

She had been invited last week by the committee to discuss her appointment by Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney, which Zappone first accepted and later refused following the backlash.

In her response to the invitation, Zappone wrote in a…



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