Quantcast
Joe Biden considers appointing White House 'tsar' for Asia: FT - Metro US

Joe Biden considers appointing White House ‘tsar’ for Asia: FT

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden announces members of his economic policy team in Wilmington, Delaware

(Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is considering naming a White House ‘Asia tsar’ on the National Security Council, a move that signals the region’s importance in tackling challenges from China, the Financial Times newspaper said on Tuesday.

Biden’s administration would appoint the “right people and structures” to promote U.S. interests and values alongside its allies, it said https://www.ft.com/content/e682694f-9348-41b1-9409-82f48aa62f49, citing a transition team official.

Biden’s transition team did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment.

(Reporting by Derek Francis in Bengaluru; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)

More from our Sister Sites