Trump introduced in the U.S. Senate candidacy of Huntsman for approval to the post of Ambassador to Russia

The US President Donald trump has submitted the candidacy of Jon Huntsman in the Senate for approval to the post of Ambassador to Russia. This is stated in the message of the White house on July 20.

Prior to this administration, trump said that huntsman made a «distinguished career as politician, diplomat and businessman.»

July 19, Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Sergei Ryabkov said that Russia gave its consent to the appointment of the Huntsman.

In the case of the approval of the huntsman will succeed in Moscow, John Tefft, whose mandate expires this fall.

57-year-old huntsman in 1992-1993, he held the post of U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, 2005-2009, was Governor of Utah, 2009-2011 American Ambassador to China.

At different times he joined the Board of Directors of Chevron, Caterpillar, Ford and Hilton. Is the son of billionaire and owner of the Corporation for the production of chemical products Huntsman.

Now the huntsman heads the analytical center Atlantic Council and the Fund for the fight against cancer. He is married, has seven children.




Trump introduced in the U.S. Senate candidacy of Huntsman for approval to the post of Ambassador to Russia 21.07.2017

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