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South Korean President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol plans to appoint Yun Duk-min, a former head of the Korea National Diplomatic Academy who is known for his knowledge of Japan, as the next ambassador to the country, a source close to the matter said Wednesday.

The 62-year-old obtained a doctoral degree at Tokyo’s Keio University and is proficient in Japanese. He is also an expert on diplomatic and security affairs, including North Korea.

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