WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The senior U.S. diplomat for Asia, Susan Thornton, will retire at the end of July, the State Department said on Saturday, in the midst of critical negotiations with North Korea and China. Questions have long been raised about whether Thornton, 54, who was picked for the post by former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, would be replaced under his successor, Mike Pompeo.
Name: Susan Thornton
Continent: North America
Company: U.S. State Department
Branch: Government Agency
Position: Diplomat to Asia
Announcement Date: June 29, 2018, 10:00pm
Resignation Date: June 29, 2018, 10:00pm