According to the US president John Sullivan is well liked by the US secretary of state. (AFP pic)WASHINGTON: US Department of State number two John Sullivan is expected to be nominated as the new ambassador to Russia, a sensitive position given Donald Trump’s mixed relations with Moscow.
“He’s somebody that’s being put up and respected very much,” Trump told reporters when asked if Sullivan – the deputy secretary of state – was under consideration to replace former ambassador Jon Huntsman, who left the position earlier this month.
“I know (Secretary of State) Mike Pompeo likes him very much,” Trump said of Sullivan’s …read more
Source: Free Malaysia Today