10/11, 11:25 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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John Sullivan to be appointed as ambassador to Russia - report

United States President Donald Trump is set to announce Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan (pictured) as the next American ambassador to Russia, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

Sullivan has already been responsible for talks on counterterrorism and strategic security with Russia at his current position. As an ambassador, he will replace Jon Huntsman, who recently ended his term.

People close to the matter told the newspaper Moscow already agreed to accredit Sullivan to serve in the post.

Breaking the News / MD