United States Ambassador to North Macedonia

The United States Ambassador to North Macedonia is the official representative of the President of the United States to the head of state of North Macedonia.

Ambassador of the United States to North Macedonia
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Incumbent
Kate Marie Byrnes

since July 12, 2019
NominatorThe President of the United States
AppointerThe President
with Senate advice and consent
Inaugural holderChristopher R. Hill
FormationJuly 29, 1996
WebsiteU.S. Embassy - Skopje

The Ambassador, based out of Skopje, works with the rest of the embassy - 70 other Americans and 240 locals - to advance bilateral relations.[1]

The United States established a liaison office in what was then the Republic of Macedonia in Skopje on 3 December 1993 with Victor D. Comras appointed soon after as Charge and US chief of Mission with the equivalent rank of Ambassador. The U.S. formally recognized Macedonia as an independent state on 9 February 1994.[2]

Ambassadors and chiefs of missionEdit

Name Presentation of credentials Termination of mission Title
Victor D. Comras December 3, 1993 July 2, 1996 Chief of Mission
Christopher R. Hill July 29, 1996 August 2, 1999 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
M. Michael Einik September 7, 1999 November 4, 2001 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Lawrence E. Butler April 22, 2002 March 26, 2005 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Gillian A. Milovanovic September 6, 2005 August 30, 2008 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Philip T. Reeker September 29, 2008 July 15, 2011 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Paul D. Wohlers September 13, 2011 January 21, 2015 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Jess L. Baily February 12, 2015 March 1, 2019 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Kate Marie Byrnes July 12, 2019 Incumbent Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mission Statement". Retrieved 30 January 2009.
  2. ^ "Macedonia". Retrieved 30 January 2009.

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