diplomat benjamin g gif, With a long career in foreign service in Europe and Latin America, was appointed as the new charge d’affaires of United States Consulate in HavanaThe State Department gave this information on Monday.
Ziff officially took over on 14 July and was replaced by Timothy Zuniga-Brownwho later finished his mission Serve in office from July 2020,
Previously, Ziff was Deputy Head of Mission at the United States Embassy in Madrid, Spain, and Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of European Affairs, relations with the Nordic and Baltic countries and responsible for the Department’s European public diplomacy efforts. Of the state
He was also deputy chief of mission at the US embassies in Bogota, Colombia, and held positions of public diplomacy in Australia, Israel, Panama and Peru.
The diplomat has become the seventeenth head of the US mission in Havana since it reopened in 1977 and is already in the Cuban capital, the embassy confirmed.
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