USA SENATE COMMITTEE UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED CANDIDACY OF JOHN KERRY, ADVOCATING ARMENIANS, FOR THE POST OF SECRETARY OF STATE
20:32, 29 January, 2013
YEREVAN, JANUARY 29, ARMENPRESS: USA Senate Foreign Relations
Committee has unanimously approved President Barack Obama’s nomination
of Sen. John Kerry to be the next Secretary of State. As reports
Armenpress, referring to international sources, the full Senate is
expected to vote later Tuesday.
According to official representative of Department of State Victoria
Nuland it has been several weeks Kerry is getting prepared for new
work, in which he has being supported by Secretary of State Hillary
Clinton. Despite the change of U.S. Secretary of State external
political direction will remain the same.
Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) has greeted Barack
Obama’s nomination of Sen. John Kerry advocating Armenians and Armenian
community in U.S. for more than 3 decades.
“We expect to continue constructive works with Senator Kerry in the
post of Secretary of State,” noted Aram Hamparian, Head of ANCA office,
underlining that Kerry was willing to abolish Turkey’s attempt to
keep USA silent over recognition of Armenian Genocide, deepen relation
between USA and Armenia as well as support settlement of NKR conflict.