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Jean Dunn appointed Australian envoy to Beirut.

Byline: Daily Star Staff

Summary: <p>Diplomat Jean Dunn will be Australia's next ambassador to Lebanon, Foreign Minister Stephen Smith announced Monday. Smith said Dunn would replace Lyndall Sachs who had served as ambassador in Beirut since March 2006. Smith added that Dunn was most recently assistant secretary in the agriculture and food branch of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

CANBERRA: Diplomat Jean Dunn will be Australia's next ambassador to Lebanon, Foreign Minister Stephen Smith announced Monday. Smith said Dunn would replace Lyndall Sachs who had served as ambassador in Beirut since March 2006. Smith added that Dunn was most recently assistant secretary in the agriculture and food branch of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. In that position she conducted Australia's World Trade Organization agriculture negotiations. Before that she was ambassador to Turkey and had also served overseas in Seoul, Washington and Geneva. -- AP

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Date:Aug 26, 2009
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