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Trump nominates first ambassador to Sweden

US President Donald Trump, pictured in the Oval Office. Photo: Evan Vucci/AP/TT

Published: 17.Oct.2018 08:30 hrs

American president Donald Trump has nominated the founder of payment service Paypal as the country's ambassador to Sweden, the White House said in a statement on Tuesday.

Sweden has not had an American ambassador since January 2017 when Trump took office.

The 42-year-old Ken Howery is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist from Texas, who co-founded Paypal together with Elon Musk and was also a co-founder of a San Francisco-based venture capital firm.

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