US Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images


发自剑桥——当新泽西州参议员罗伯特·梅内德斯(Robert Menendez)宣布他将反对迈克·蓬佩奥(Mike Pompeo)就任美国国务卿的提名时,他给出的理由是现任中央情报局局长的蓬佩奥未能披露自己曾在前不久的复活节周末作为特朗普总统的特使到过朝鲜。

在梅内德斯看来,特朗普政府可以为总统和朝鲜领导人金正恩之间的峰会做准备,但不应以这种出格而隐秘的方式。“如今我已不寄望所有外交谈判都是开诚布公的了,” 他在最近的一次演讲中指出,“但是我希望那个被提名当国务卿的人,当他与(参议院)委员会领导层谈话并被问到有关朝鲜的特定问题时,可以分享有关此次访问的一些见解。我认为我们国家的高级外交官都必须是坦率的。”


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