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Obama names Roos as US ambassador to Japan

President Barack Obama on Thursday named longtime technology-focused lawyer John Roos as US ambassador to Japan, the White House said.

world Updated: May 28, 2009 10:58 IST

President Barack Obama on Thursday named longtime technology-focused lawyer John Roos as US ambassador to Japan, the White House said.

The appointment of Roos as US envoy to one of Washington's key allies in Asia will "strengthen our partnerships abroad at this critical time for our nation and the world," Obama said in the statement.

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