Azerbaijan, Baku, July / Trend, E.Tariverdiyeva /
Voting on Matthew Bryza's candidacy for the post of the U.S. ambassador to Azerbaijan will be held Aug.3 in the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, the Senate committee's official website reports.
Earlier, the Armenian media outlets reported that Bryza's name is not include in the list of ambassadors and candidates for ambassador posts in 25 countries.
The first hearing in the Senate to discuss Bryza's candidacy was held July 23.
Post of head of the American diplomatic mission in Azerbaijan remains vacant for almost a year.
Earlier, the U.S. congressmen Solomon Ortiz, Michael McMahon, Michael Conaway, Bill Shuster, Sue Myrick, Shelley Moore Capito sent to Congress a letter in which they supported the candidacy of Matthew Bryza for the post of ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador to Azerbaijan.
In the letter, the congressmen ask to accelerate the process of appointing a U.S. ambassador to Baku and expressed satisfaction with Bryza's nomination for this post by Barack Obama on May 25.