The administration of U.S. President Donald trump will appoint a new special envoy to discuss the situation in Ukraine with Russian presidential aide Vladislav Surkov. It is reported portal BuzzFeed with reference to two European officials, whose names are not called.
The name of the alleged candidate was not announced. It is only known that the choice of the applicant will be overseen by the current head of the state Department’s Rex Tillerson.
The white house has not commented on this information.
Informed the American side in these negotiations was represented by former assistant Secretary of state for Europe and Eurasia Victoria Nuland. Her recent talks with Surkov took place in October last year — a month before the election, trump the President.
As BuzzFeed notes, the resumption of negotiations actively supports Chancellor Angela Merkel. She discussed this issue with trump at negotiations in Washington. The German leader met the us leader in the US capital on March 17.