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10/11, 6:40 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Trump nominating Sullivan to be Russia envoy

United States President Donald Trump announced the intent to nominate John Sullivan, deputy secretary of state, to be ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Russia, the White House said on Friday. The diplomat has held the current position since May 2017 and he has been the acting state secretary in the runup to the appointment of Mike Pompeo.

Sullivan has participated in negotiations with the Kremlin about counterterrorism and strategic security. He is known as a hawk in bilateral relations with Russia.

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