US Acting Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton speaks at a briefing in Washington in March. Photo: Xinhua US Acting Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton speaks at a briefing in Washington in March. Photo: Xinhua
US Acting Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton speaks at a briefing in Washington in March. Photo: Xinhua

US may replace top Asia diplomat as North Korea crisis grows more urgent

Ex-US Treasury official Olin Wethington may replace veteran Susan Thornton as acting assistant secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Buzzfeed reports

Topic |   North Korea nuclear crisis
US Acting Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton speaks at a briefing in Washington in March. Photo: Xinhua US Acting Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton speaks at a briefing in Washington in March. Photo: Xinhua
US Acting Assistant Secretary of State Susan Thornton speaks at a briefing in Washington in March. Photo: Xinhua
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