Rus News Journal

The senate has postponed purpose of the new ambassador in Russia

the International committee of the Senate has postponed, planned for November, 15th, Michael Makfola`s statement the new ambassador in Russia. Against voting the senator - republican Bob Korker who was supported by colleagues on party has acted.

Thus they intend to achieve from compromise Barack Obama`s administration on a number of questions of principle. The nominee of Makfola as underlines magazine Foreign Policy, does not call claims senators.

According to magazine, republicans have demanded to postpone voting, first of all, from - for possible reductions of financing of programs of National board of nuclear security (National Nuclear Security Administration). Besides, republicans are stirred with problem points in relations of the USA and Russia, among them - negotiations on the ABM, infringement in Russia of human rights, and also that Moscow supports to Iran, Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

Blocking a nominee of Makfola, republicans try to achieve from the White house more a hard line on these questions.

Makfol holds now fast of the director for affairs of Russia and the Euroasian region in National Security council.