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US State Department to establish new cyber bureau led by ambassador

The US State Department said on Monday it plans to establish a bureau of cyberspace and digital policy that will be led by a Senate-confirmed ambassador at large, spokesperson Ned Price said.

Price told a regular press briefing the new bureau will focus on international cyberspace security, international digital policy and digital freedom.

The department would also establish a new special envoy for critical and emerging technology, he said.

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