Blinken names two officials to lead U.S. response to Havana Syndrome cases

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivers remarks connected modernizing American diplomacy during a code from the Department of State’s Foreign Service Institute successful Arlington, Virginia, U.S., October 27, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis/Pool/File Photo

WASHINGTON, Nov 5 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken connected Friday named 2 caller officials to coordinate Washington's effect to alleged Havana Syndrome wellness incidents that person affected U.S. diplomats and officials overseas.

Blinken said successful an code that Ambassador Jonathan Moore volition service arsenic coordinator of the department's Health Incident Response Task Force and Ambassador Margaret Uyehara volition pb a squad supporting affected employees.

"This is an urgent precedence for President Biden, for me, for our full government," Blinken said.

Reporting by David Brunnstrom, Susan Heavey and Simon Lewis, Editing by Franklin Paul

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