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Taiwan Quick Take: MOFA confirms changes

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday confirmed several high-ranking personnel changes, which had been approved by the Executive Yuan on Wednesday. Ambassador to El Salvador Javier Hou (侯清山) will become a vice minister, replacing Francisco Huang (黃瀧元) and taking charge of diplomatic affairs with Spanish-speaking allies, who account for nearly half of the nation's 25 allies. Huang will become the representative to Spain. Spokesman Michel Lu (呂慶龍) will become the ministry's secretary-general. Department of West Asian Affairs Director Victor Tseng (曾慶源) has been named as representative to Malaysia.

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