Obama nominates new ambassador to Iraq

Obama nominates new ambassador to Iraq

09/11/2012 9:53 am

Washington. (AFP)
proposed by U.S. President Barack Obama said Monday the Congress name a new diplomatic for the post of U.S. ambassador to Iraq after the withdrawal of its candidate former after scandal love letters.
and the White House announced the appointment of Robert Stephen Beecroft, a career diplomat, to be the first ambassador to the United States in Iraq since the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country last December.
Beecroft currently serves as charge d’affaires at the U.S. embassy in Iraq after he was the second man in the embassy since 2011. The Beecroft graduate from the University of Mormon Brigham – Young (Utah) and Berkeley (California) as U.S. ambassador in Jordan from 2008 to 2011 and occupied several positions at the U.S. embassy in Saudi Arabia and Syria.
and must be approved by the Senate on the appointment of Beecroft knowing that allies of President Obama enjoy simple majority and Republicans Eetmon minority broken.
was six Republicans have called for Obama to withdraw its candidate former Brett Mac Gork after detection of the issue of love letters sent in 2008 to become his wife journalist after. The the Mac Gork voluntarily withdrew last June.
Source: alsabaah