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BEIJING (Kyodo) China has unofficially decided to appoint its ambassador to South Korea, Cheng Yonghua, as ambassador to Japan, replacing Cui Tiankai as early as January, Chinese government sources said Saturday.

Cui, 57, is expected to become a vice foreign minister and succeed Wu Dawei as chair of the six-party talks on ending North Korea’s nuclear programs, the sources said.

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