Trump praised the new head of the Pentagon

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www.vsyako.netMark Esper and Donald Truephoto: Carolyn Kaster / AP

The President of the United States Donald trump delivered a speech, welcoming the appointment of Mark Esper for the post of head of the Ministry of defence of the country. The transcript of the ceremony published on the White house website.

“There’s nobody more suitable for the role of Minister of defense than mark Esper (…) I’m sure he will be an outstanding Minister, absolutely don’t doubt it. It is exceptional in all respects”, — said the President. He also told the audience about the merits of the new head of the Pentagon, his military awards and academic degrees.

Esper, thanked the President in his speech, after which he presented him with a certificate in front of the highest officials of the American government and members of their families.

Trump has decided to nominate espera to head the Pentagon in June. Former Pentagon chief James Mattis made the decision to leave the post on 21 December 2018. The reason for the dismissal, he cited differences with the American leader.

In January 2019, the acting Minister of defense was appointed Patrick Shanahan. He previously held the position of first Deputy head of the Pentagon, and was also Vice President of the Boeing Corporation. Shanahan decided not to fight for the appointment of a permanent Minister because of a desire to spend more time with family.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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