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Japan names new ambassadors to Peru, 3 other countries

  • January 26, 2018
  • , Kyodo News , 10:06 a.m.
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TOKYO — The Japanese government on Friday appointed Sadayuki Tsuchiya, a 64-year-old former vice education minister, as ambassador to Peru, effective Monday.


The government also named Tatsuhiro Shindo, the 59-year-old executive vice president of the Japan External Trade Organization, as ambassador to Uruguay.


Shinji Urabayashi, consul general in Hagatna, Guam, and Yasuhisa Suzuki, consul general in Leon, Mexico — both 62 — were appointed as ambassador to Sudan and Nicaragua, respectively.


These appointments also take effect Monday.

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