US Names New Head Of De Facto Taiwan Embassy

From AP:

The United States on Thursday named a career diplomat with wide-ranging experience in East Asia to be the new head of its de facto embassy in Taiwan.

The American Institute in Taiwan said William Stanton, currently the No. 2 U.S. diplomat in South Korea, will replace outgoing institute head Stephen Young in August.

Taiwan’s Foreign Ministry said it welcomed the appointment.

July 2, 2009, 1:33 AM
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