US Senate confirms Kurt Campbell as Deputy Secretary of State

Kurt Campbell

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# 07 February 2024 01:05 (UTC +04:00)

The US Senate on Tuesday confirmed Kurt Campbell as Deputy Secretary of State, whom US President Joe Biden nominated to the role in November, APA reports citing Sputnik.

Senators confirmed Campbell as Deputy Secretary of State in a vote of 92-5.

Campbell also served in the Biden administration as Deputy Assistant to the President and Coordinator for Indo-Pacific Affairs on the National Security Council.

Campbell will take over the role from Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland, who took over in an acting capacity after Wendy Sherman retired from the position in July.

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