Monday, April 23, 2007

The Straits Times March 24: Senior Viet Diplomat to Be New Ambassador to US

Hanoi, March 24, 2007

As a sign of its rapidly warming ties with the United States, Vietnam will send one of its most
respected diplomats as the new ambassador to Washington.
Mr Le Cong Phung, 59, the most senior of the nation's four deputy foreign ministers, will soon be named as Hanoi's new man in the US.