Peter Hendrick Vrooman is the new U.S. Ambassador to Mozambique

Peter Hendrick Vrooman é o novo embaixador dos EUA em Moçambique

President Joe Biden intends to nominate Peter Hendrick Vrooman, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Mozambique The announcement was made in the last hours in a statement issued by the White House.

According to VOA, Peter Hendrick Vrooman, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Minister-Counselor class, is currently the United States Ambassador to Rwanda.

Vrooman was also Chargé d'Affaires and Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Prior to that, he was spokesman for the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi; Director for Iraq at the National Security Council in Washington, D.C.; and Deputy Political Advisor in Tel Aviv and at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations.

Vrooman has also worked in the U.S. Embassies in Baghdad, Beirut, and Djibouti, as well as the U.S. Liaison Office in Mogadishu, Somalia. In Washington, he was a Surveillance Officer in the State Department's Operations Center and Office Officer for Algeria in the Office of Middle East Affairs.

Vrooman is a native of New York City, holds a BA in Social Studies from Harvard College and an MA in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces at the National Defense University.

Before joining the Foreign Service, he worked as a special assistant to the President of the American University in Cairo.

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