Admiral Harris reassigned from Australian post

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has confirmed Admiral Harry Harris has been reassigned to a new post, reportedly as US ambassador to South Korea instead of Australia. Admiral Harris was named as President Donald Trump’s pick for US Ambassador to Australia but Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo’s office reportedly pushed for …

Donald Trump sends incoming ambassador to Australia Harry Harris to South Korea instead

Donald Trump sends incoming ambassador to Australia Harry Harris to South Korea instead

Posted April 25, 2018 06:49:17 US President Donald Trump’s proposed ambassador to Australia will be pulled from the post, the ABC understands. Sources say the nominated US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is planning to re-nominate Admiral Harry Harris as Mr Trump’s envoy to South Korea instead. Mr Pompeo had …