Future US President Donald trump has promised to name a new Secretary of state of the country, the head of American diplomacy, on Friday, November 11. According to us media reports, the main contender for the post is former speaker of the house of representatives newt Gingrich, who was supported by the American billionaire for the election campaign, writes The New York Times.
Reporters noted that in the number of candidates for the posts of Ministers and advisers trump includes representatives of his entourage. First and foremost, we are talking about the Senator from Alabama Jeff Sachse – a key adviser to trump for political Affairs, former mayor of new York Rudolf Giuliani, the Governor of new Jersey Chris Christie and Newt Gingrich.
According to Politico, Gingrich is “a key supporter of trump” and the main candidate for the post of Secretary of state. While former speaker of the house of representatives considered a conservative who opposes abortion, and the allocation of additional funds for environmental protection and the social sphere.
In international politics, Gingrich maintains a very strict policy towards “rogue States”. He also sharply criticized the policies of the Obama administration, calling it “the most radical President in U.S. history”. 2012 elections Gingrich participated in the Republican primaries, but lost to MITT Romney, reminds RIA “Novosti”.
Among the other contenders for the position of head of American diplomacy, called the head of the Senate foreign relations Committee Robert Corker and former permanent US representative to the UN John Bolton. The Corker previously said about the readiness to “seriously consider” this possibility, according to the journalists.
Informed Bloomberg referring to several sources in the Kremlin, wrote that, despite some analysts expressed hopes for the establishment of Russian-American relations after the victory on elections of the President of the United States Donald trump and outright joy of deputies of the state Duma in connection with the voting results, the Russian leader Vladimir Putin is likely to be cautious in developing ties with the new head of the White house.
Putin and his team publicly welcomed the chance for a new, more constructive relationship with the United States with the election trump, the article notes. The Russian President one of the first congratulated trump’s victory over his rival Hillary Clinton, but was rather reserved in assessing the prospects of restarting spoiled because of the Ukrainian crisis in relations with Washington.
Trump in the election campaign repeatedly made statements indicating his sympathy personally to Putin and to Russia, as well as his willingness to improve relations between the two countries. So, in July in the broadcast American TV channel ABC during a debate with Vice-President of the USA Joe Biden, trump said that by recognizing the Crimea as part of Russia, Washington will be able to enlist the help of Moscow in struggle against the terrorist group “Islamic state” (ISIS, DAISH, is prohibited in Russia).