Date: 8 months ago   Category: Politics

The American senator John McCain has died


The American senator John McCain for whom in 2017 brain cancer has been diagnosed has died at the age of 81 years.

"Senator John Sidney McCain of III has died at 4:28 in the evening. August 25, 2018. With senator when he has left, there were his wife Cindi and family. To death he served the United States of America honestly within sixty years", - it is said in the statement of family.

B McCain has been chosen 1982 in the U.S. House of Representatives. Four years later he has taken the place in the Senate. In the upper house of the Congress McCain has proved as the leading voice in national security issues and foreign policy, being the chairman in Committee on armed forces.

McCain was a tough critic of Russia and the supporter of an aggressive role of the USA against extremist group ISIL.

In the last several years of the life senator sharply criticized the U.S. President Donald Trump for his position concerning the Russian President Vladimir Putin. The day before McCain has declared

the decision to stop treatment of a cancer tumor.

Later it has returned for work. The U.S. President Donald Trump called him the hero, and members of the Senate applauded 81-year-old McCain.

at the beginning of September senator has reported that "the forecast very good", but in few weeks admitted that in fight against brain cancer doctors give him "very bad forecast". it has been hospitalized by

In a dekbara in connection with side effects of treatment of an oncological disease.

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