US President Donald Trump will suggest the candidacy of Jon Huntsman to the post of the US Ambassador to Russia.
Huntsman has reportedly already accepted the offer. The would-be ambassador earlier served as the head of the State of Utah and then acted as a US representative in China for two years. During the time of Barack Obama's presidency, Huntsman was heading the US Embassy in China.
Jon Huntsman is the son of a billionaire, owner of Huntsman Corporation. He is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in other words, a Mormon. Jon Huntsman is also a member of the Bilderberg Club, which is often referred to as the shadow government of the world. In addition, there is an opinion that the politician was involved in the "jasmine revolution" that occurred in China during the time of his service in the country.
Huntsman calls Russia "Potemkin village." "Working with Russia to develop a more cooperative relationship is needed, but we should not make that relationship one that mirrors a Potemkin village in which we pretend the Kremlin is more of a partner than it is, more of a democracy than it is, more respectful of human rights than it is, and less threatening to its neighbors than it is,» he once said.
The sitting US Ambassador to Russia, John Tefft, is to leave his post in the autumn of this year before he goes back to the US with his family.
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