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New US ambassador

New US ambassador

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mbassador Charles A. Ray arrived in Phnom Penh on December 26 to take up his new

post. Ray has worked in the US Department of State for the past 20 years and has

held posts in China, Thailand and Sierra Leone. His most recent posting was as US

consul-general in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He replaces Kent Wiedemann who left

in May 2002.

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