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Ex-ambassador to S. Korea Sung Kim appointed acting assistant secretary of state
Ex-ambassador to S. Korea Sung Kim appointed acting assistant secretary of state
World NewsJan 22, 2021
Former US ambassador to South Korea Sung Kim has been appointed acting assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs. The Korea American diplomat was appointed to the post as of Wednesday, according to information available on the website of the State Department. Up until then, Kim had served as the US ambassador to Indonesia. Still, it was not clear whether Kim would be formally nominated to become the assistant secretary for East Asian and Pacific affairs, which requires S