According to a comprehensive report, on the 3rd local time, the White House sent the nomination and appointment of former Deputy Secretary of State William Burns as the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to the Senate for consideration. Burns was a diplomat with decades of experience.
The US President Biden announced that he would nominate Burns before he officially became president.
Burns, 64, entered the State Department from the Reagan administration in 1982. During his 33 years as a diplomat, he has served many Republican and Democratic presidents. He has served as the U.S. Ambassador to Russia and Jordan, Assistant Secretary of State and Deputy Secretary of State.
During his tenure as the Deputy Secretary of State of the Obama Administration from 2011 to 2014, Burns led the negotiations on the Iranian nuclear agreement, paving the way for the 2015 Iranian nuclear agreement. After leaving office in 2014, Burns moved to the international affairs think tank Carnegie Foundation for International Peace as president.
According to reports, Biden chose Burns mainly because of his rich diplomatic experience, believing that Burns is capable of restoring the credibility of American intelligence agencies in the “post-Trump era” and has expertise in Russia. know how.