The US state Department: the Candidacy of Rex Tillerson to the post of the Secretary of state may not approve the Senate

Госдеп США: Кандидатуру Рекса Тиллерсона на посту госсекретаря может не утвердить Сенат

the speaker of state Department of the USA John Kirby

The official representative of US State Department John Kirby said that the proposed elected President of the United States Donald trump for Secretary of state, the head of ExxonMobil Rex Tillerson may not receive support in the U.S. Senate.

About Kirby said at a daily briefing at the state Department, said the Agency “UKRINFORM”.

“My concern frankly is that Mr. Tillerson and his team received the support they need during the approval process,” the Agency quoted Kirby. It is reported that he said this, answering the question is not concerned about whether the state Department links the Russian businessman who claim the post of Secretary of state.

However, Kirby noted that Secretary of state John Kerry congratulated Tillerson with the nomination and expressed his willingness to ensure a smooth transfer of power.

“Kerry is even willing to personally meet with the new candidate in the near future”, – said the representative of US state Department.

Answering the question whether he plans to work in the state Department with the arrival of the new administration, John Kirby said that the most likely to quit.

Recall, trump has decided to appoint the Secretary of state, the head of ExxonMobil Rex Tillerson.

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