REPORT: Trump nominates Pacific commander as U.S. ambassador to Seoul

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday nominated Admiral Harry Harris, head of the U.S. Pacific Command, as U.S. ambassador to South Korea ahead of a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un scheduled next month but since called into question by Pyongyang.

If confirmed by the Senate, Harris would fill a post that has been vacant since Trump took office in January 2017.

The article goes on to state the following:

Harris was initially nominated by Trump to be U.S. ambassador to Australia but was asked last month by Mike Pompeo, now secretary of state, to take the post in Seoul instead, as diplomatic efforts to resolve the crisis over North Korea’s nuclear weapons intensified.

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