"Obama may have to re-nominate his Ankara pick
ANKARA- Hürriyet Daily News
The US president may bypass the Senate and unilaterally install Frank Ricciardone as ambassador to Ankara prior to the Senate’s return from recess Jan. 3, because a re-nomination in a newly convened Senate could be too time-consuming, sources say. The US has not had an ambassador in Ankara for the more than five months since previous envoy James Jeffrey left the Turkish capital in July to become US ambassador to Baghdad"
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