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Former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey James Jeffrey was named U.S. special representative to Syria on Aug. 17.
John Bolton is seen in this file photo by Trevor Collens, Alamy.
The US State Department said on Tuesday it deplored the new prison leave granted by Greek authorities to convicted November 17 hitman Dimitris Koufodinas, saying terrorists should not "get a vacation."
"We would once again like to condemn the release of a convicted terrorist," State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert told journalists at regular press briefing on Tuesday.
U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said on May 17 that Turkey recalling its ambassador from Washington is not likely to affect the relations between the two countries.
South Korea’s foreign minister will visit the United States as planned from March 15, her ministry has said, to maintain “strong cooperation” with Washington regardless of the departure of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.