US Senate confirms Burns as CIA Director

The US Senate confirmed William Burns as director of the CIA, the decision was made unanimously, according to the broadcast of the meeting.

Burns served as the US Ambassador to Moscow from 2005 to 2008. In the State Department, he rose to Deputy Secretary of State. Burns retired from the Foreign Service in 2014 after a 33-year diplomatic career. Until now, he headed the Carnegie Endowment.

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