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US ambassador named

US ambassador named

US president Barack Obama announced on Thursday his intention to nominate career diplomat William E Todd as the new ambassador to Cambodia.

Jeff D’Agle has been Charge D’Affairs at the US Embassy in Phnom Penh since September when previous US ambassador Carol Rodley completed her three-year mission.

The US Embassy said Todd previously served as the US ambassador in Brunei and in various roles at the US Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs.

The US Embassy in Phnom Penh was not available for comment yesterday.

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