Diplomat appointed new Iraq ambassador

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has named senior diplomat Christopher Langman as Australia's next ambassador to Iraq.

Career diplomat Christopher Langman will be Australia's new ambassador to Iraq.

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has named Mr Langman to replace Lyndall Sachs.

Mr Langman has previously served as a permanent representative to the OECD in Paris and deputy head of mission to the United Nations in Geneva, following earlier postings to Washington and Buenos Aires.

Source AAP

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