Russia Responds To Appointment Of Pompeo As New Secretary Of State

Zero Hedge | 3/13/2018 | Staff
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When Rex Tillerson was appointed Secretary of State in late 2016, there were howls of indignation from the "resistance" accusing Trump of adding yet another pro-Russian to his closest circle: after all, why else would Tillerson have been awarded the 2013 Russian Order of Friendship award, if not to further promote the Russian agenda, or so the thinking went. The WaPo even penned "What is the Russian Order of Friendship, and why does Rex Tillerson have one?"

So it may be awkward to explain to the public why (and how) Tillerson himself is about to become the latest honorary member of the "resistance."

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Meanwhile, a just as relevant question is how Russia feels regarding the appointment of Tillerson's replacement: former CIA chief Mike Pompeo. According to the Moscow Times, Russian senators have expressed cautious optimism over Donald Trump's announcement of Mike Pompeo as the new U.S. Secretary of State.

“Russia will cooperate with those who are appointed to this or another post in the Trump administration,”...
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