President Bill Clinton nominated Charles H. Twining as the
Ambassador of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Cambodia with the
rank of Minister Counselor on Mar 3, said the White House press secretary
statement released Mar 4.
The President said in the statement "Charles
Twining is a talented professional who has focused a good part of his career on
efforts in Cambodia."
"I am confident that he will represent our
interest well in that country," Clinton added.
The statement said Twining
served at the US State Department as the Office Director for Vietnam, Laos and
His diplomatic career includes services in Thailand, Vietnam,
Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire and Madagascar.
ties between the two countries were frozen from 1975-91.
established its diplomatic mission with Charles Twining as special envoy to
Cambodia's Supreme National Council.