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Vitaliy Fen renamed Uzbek envoy to S. Korea
The Uzbek government has reappointed Vitaliy Fen, 70, as ambassador to the Republic of Korea. Fen, who is of Korean descent, had served in Seoul for a record 18 years until August 2013 after opening the Uzbek Embassy as charge d’affaires in 1995. He was promoted to ambassador in 1999. After nearly four years of retirement, Fen was rehired to represent the Central Asian country “to further strengthen the bilateral cooperative and friendly relations between Seoul and Tashkent,” an embassy official said.
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