Susan Thornton has been nominated as the US assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs by US President Donald Trump. Photo: Kyodo

Donald Trump picks Susan Thornton as top US diplomat for East Asia

Susan Thornton joined the US State Department in 1991 and has been posted previously in China and former Soviet republics

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Susan Thornton has been nominated as the US assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs by US President Donald Trump. Photo: Kyodo
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