According to two people familiar with the cycle, US President Joe Biden plans to announce that he has appointed R. Nicholas Burns, a former NATO representative, as his envoy to China and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as his minister to India.
According to the New York Times, Biden has also chosen Thomas R. Nides, a bad habit executive at Morgan Stanley who served as an agent secretary of state under previous President Barack Obama, to fill in as the minister to Israel.
Rahm Emanuel, the previous civic chairman of Chicago and Obama’s head of staff, has been chosen to fill in as minister to Japan, as per the paper.
Cindy McCain, the widow of late U.S. Congressman John McCain, is expected to be Biden’s choice to fill in as minister to the United Nations World Food Program, while Mark Gitenstein, a previous representative to Romania, is expected to be considered as envoy to the European Union, according to the New York Times.
Biden is additionally considering selecting Mark Brzezinski, who filled in as envoy to Sweden during the Obama organization, as his minister to Poland, the report added.
According to the paper, Ken Salazar, a former Colorado congressman and the Obama administration’s inside secretary, has been chosen as the country’s representative to Mexico.
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