The US state Department announced the resignation of assistant Secretary of state, who oversaw relations with Russia
Moscow. 22 Jan. INTERFAX.RU — the Representative of US state Department Robert Palladino on Tuesday announced the resignation of assistant Secretary of state for European Affairs and Eurasian Wessa Mitchell.
“Assistant Secretary of state Mitchell resigns as head of the office for European and Eurasian Affairs, February 15, 2019. Deputy assistant Secretary of state Elizabeth Millard will serve as the acting assistant Secretary of state,” Palladino wrote on his page on Twitter.
Mitchell served as head of the office for European and Eurasian Affairs of the US state Department since September of 2017.
In this post he, in particular, was responsible for the relations with Russia and Ukraine.
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