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Reagan Reagan Taps New Envoys to Egypt, Sudan

May 23, 1986

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Reagan will nominate Frank C. Wisner, deputy assistant secretary of state for African affairs, as ambassador to Egypt, the White House announced Friday.

If confirmed by the Senate, Wisner will succeed Nicholas A. Veliotes.

At the same time, the White House said Reagan plans to nominate G. Norman Anderson, deputy chief of mission in Tunis, to succeed Hume Alexander Horan as ambassador to Sudan.

Wisner, 47, has been a Foreign Service officer since 1962 and has served in Morocco, Algeria, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Tunisia and as ambassador to Zambia, as well as holding posts in Washington.

Anderson, 54, has served in Lebanon, the Soviet Union, Morocco, Bulgaria and Washington before assuming his current post in Tunis. He entered the Foreign Service in 1960.

In another State Department appointment, the White House announced that Reagan will nominate Jonathan Moore as U.S. coordinator for refugee affairs and ambassador at large, succeeding Howard Eugene Douglas. Moore, 53, is a former associate attorney general and director of the Institute of Politics of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

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