“Not a pigeon”: what is known about the future after the United States in Russia

“Not a pigeon”: what is known about the future after the United States in Russia

The US President Donald trump has put forward for the post of Ambassador to Russia, ex-Governor of Utah, former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman. This politician and diplomat was criticized as “Potemkin reset” of relations between Moscow and Washington, and advocated cooperation with Russia. Russian service Bi-bi-si — on what is still known this man.

“Former Governor Jon Huntsman, Jr. of Utah [assign] Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America in the Russian Federation”, — reads the statement of the White house.

Politician and diplomat, Huntsman criticized the “Potemkin reset” of relations between Moscow and Washington. However, at the same time, he advocated cooperation with Russia.

In Russia the Huntsman spoke as a harsh criticism of Moscow.

“Not a pigeon”, — spoke about it in the Russian Federation Council.

The nomination was expected

That huntsman can replace John Tefft for the post of U.S. Ambassador to Russia became known in March. The publication Politico, citing White house sources then reported that trump made the Huntsman proposal.

Sources of a broadcasting company of EN-bi-si, in turn, reported that huntsman had accepted the offer of the President.

As noted in the White house, huntsman had a distinguished career as politician, diplomat and businessman.

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Indeed, huntsman has a wealth of diplomatic experience and civil service. He began his career in 1982, as a trainee at the Republican Senator about Orrin Hatch, then worked in the administration of President Ronald Reagan.

In 1992 at the age of 32 years the huntsman was appointed U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, becoming the youngest Ambassador in US history over the past 100 years.

A year later the huntsman returned to the States, where he continued his career in the company of his father, Jon Huntsman Sr. of Huntsman Corporation — one of the largest chemical corporations in the United States.

How did the Huntsman Corporation.

In 1961, 24-year-old John huntsman Sr. settled in the company Yu Olson Brothers, which was engaged in the production and sale of chicken eggs. To the company, carried La the losses due to the fact that a large number of fragile merchandise broken in transit, and Huntsman came up with the idea to create a plastic container for eggs.

Subsequently, the production of plastic packaging has become a core business of Huntsman Corporation, the huntsman senior was established in 1971. Three years later, his company created the famous shell — packaging for burgers, which was first used in McDonalds.

In 1982, the huntsman decided to add to the production of packaging other areas of domestic and industrial petrochemicals. Buying loss-making enterprises for the production of polystyrene, huntsman turned his private chemical company in one of the largest in the world.

In 2001, after the US President was George W. Bush, the media began to appear information that Huntsman may be appointed U.S. Ambassador to China. However, this does not happen then the huntsman took the office of the U.S. trade representative.

In 2003, he resigned and began to prepare for the elections of the Governor of Utah. In 2004, he won with a score of 58%, and in 2008 was re-elected to the post of Governor with 78%.