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Trump names new US ambassador to Việt Nam

Update: July, 27/2017 - 11:24
Daniel Kritenbrink. — Photo courtesy of the US Government Work
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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

 

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