Presidential office South Korean President, Yoon Suk-yeol, names new ambassadors to China, Japan, Russia, United Nations.
Written by News Room on June 7, 2022
The presidential office has said on Tuesday that South Korean President, Yoon Suk-yeol, has named new ambassadors to China, Japan, Russia, and the United Nations.
Chung Jae-ho, a professor at Seoul National University, was tapped as the first South Korean ambassador to China under the Yoon government, which was inaugurated on May 10.
After receiving his doctor’s degree at the University of Michigan in 1993, Chung taught at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
According to reports, he joined the faculty of Seoul National University in 1996.
Chung was a visiting professor at Renmin University in 2007 and a former director of the Institute for China Studies and of the Center for International Studies.
Ameen J. Kantyok