Russia has agreed to nominate a new U.S. Ambassador

John Huntsman

Russia gave its agrement to the nomination of Jon Huntsman as United States Ambassador in Moscow. About it as transfers “Interfax”, said on Wednesday, July 19, Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on air of the TV channel “Russia-1”.

“We gave,” said Ryabkov, noting that Moscow is “well aware of the biography of Mr Huntsman, I understand that it is high professional, the person who has strong beliefs, very experienced, who has seen much.”

“He is a big businessman with a large fortune, a man of serious convictions,” added Ryabkov.

Referring to the track record and past Huntsman, a Deputy foreign Minister said, “I don’t think in today’s America or even just in the media field can find at least someone against whom you can’t dig up the material, which is then present in the media.”

The huntsman is the head of the Atlantic Council, he also heads the Foundation for the fight against cancer. He previously held the posts of Ambassador to China and Singapore, was assistant Deputy Minister of trade of the USA for East Asia and the Pacific, Governor of the state of Utah.

The President of the United States Donald trump earlier on Wednesday nominated Huntsman as Ambassador to Russia. Before the official appointment must undergo the approval procedure in the Senate.