The former CEO of ExxonMobil Rex Tillerson, who is in the approval process for the position of U.S. Secretary of state, will not be a simple executor of the instructions of the President of the United States Donald trump. About it in the comments ЛІГА.net said senior researcher at the us Atlantic Council’s Adrian Karatnycky.
“They (Tillerson and Pentagon chief James Mattis – ed.) come to these posts are not in order to carry out the instructions of trump, and in order to realize his vision of U.S. foreign policy”, – said the American expert.
According to Cartilage, Tillerson will attempt to balance the interests of American business and foreign policy interests of the United States. “He confirmed that he supports the status quo on sanctions, but is ready to seek a form of reconciliation in the Donbass. He sees in sanctions response to all calls, it will look for other levers and is not a signal that he is ready to take the interests of Ukraine or the United States. However, as a man of business, he will listen more to the arguments of entrepreneurs about the losses that they incur from the sanctions against Russia,” said Karatnycky.
Tillerson’s nomination for the post was controversial because of his close relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin. January 22, Senator John McCain said that he would support Tillerson. On 24 January, the Senate Committee on foreign relations approved the candidacy of Tillerson to the post of U.S. Secretary of state.
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