The former Governor of Utah and Republican candidate Jon huntsman accepted the offer of President Donald trump about to become the next Ambassador to Russia, said some senior officials.
If this is confirmed, the huntsman will be one of the most senior U.S. ambassadors, pushing a diplomatic mission to the country, which in recent years has increasingly strained the West. The huntsman also will take the post on the background of the current issues about the relations between Russian, us intelligence and advisors campaign trump is just a few months after the Russian intervention in the elections of 2016.
The huntsman will become Ambassador to 3 countries, he previously served as U.S. Ambassador to Singapore and China. John was Ambassador to China during the administration of President Barack Obama. The huntsman was appointed 2 weeks after Republican Utah was appointed chief of a diplomatic post.
A senior administration official said that huntsman was appointed because he was a "brilliant guy", "hard" and understands what she wants trump.
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