|Daniel Kritenbrink. — Photo courtesy of the US Government Work|Viet Nam News
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has nominated Daniel Kritenbrink, a career diplomat with extensive experience in Asian affairs, to be US ambassador to Việt Nam, the White House said Wednesday.
The Virginia native has been a diplomat since 1994 and currently works as senior advisor for North Korea policy at State Department, the White House said in a statement.
Kritenbrink once worked as deputy chief of mission in Beijing and speaks Chinese and Japanese, the statement said. — AFP