Obama selects outgoing ambassador to Ethiopia to be US envoy to Sudan, South Sudan

Obama selects outgoing ambassador to Ethiopia to be US envoy to Sudan, South Sudan


Obama taps Ethiopia ambassador for Sudan post

by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press - 28 August 2013 16:00-04:00

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's selected his outgoing ambassador to Ethiopia to be the U.S. special envoy to Sudan and South Sudan.
Obama says Donald Booth will lead U.S. efforts to implement security agreements the two countries agreed to last year, including disputes over borders and oil. Booth will also work on human rights ...


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