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Biden to name Sherman, Nuland to top diplomatic posts

Biden to name Sherman, Nuland to top diplomatic posts
Biden to name Sherman, Nuland to top diplomatic posts: sources

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Sherman arrives for a meeting on Syria in Geneva p WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic President-elect Joe Biden plans to name U.Sherman, a key negotiator of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran that Republican President Donald Trump abandoned, is to be tapped for deputy secretary of state, the sources said, confirming a report that first appeared in Politico newspaper.If confirmed by the Senate, Sherman and Nuland would serve under Antony Blinken, Biden's choice for secretary of state.From 1993 to 1996 she served as assistant secretary of state for legislative affairs.

Nuland, a former assistant secretary of state for European affairs, served as deputy national security adviser to then-Vice President Dick Cheney from 2003 to 2005 and as chief of staff to the deputy secretary of state from 1993 to 1996.3 officials at the State Department, two sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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