Incumbent Ambassadors to the United States

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The following table lists ambassadors to the United States, sorted by the representative country or organization.

Nation Ambassador Credentials
(as of 27 January 2017)[1]
Embassy Embassy website
 Afghanistan Mohib, HamdullahHamdullah Mohib September 17, 2015 Ref [1]
African Union Vacant
Arikana Chihombori Quao, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
January 18, 2017    
 Albania Faber, FloretaFloreta Faber May 18, 2015 Ref [2]
 Algeria Bouguerra, MadjidMadjid Bouguerra February 23, 2015 Ref [3]
 Andorra Balmana, Elisenda VivesElisenda Vives Balmana March 2, 2016    
 Angola Neto, Agontinho Tavares da SilvaAgontinho Tavares da Silva Neto November 18, 2014 Ref [4]
 Antigua and Barbuda Sanders, RonaldRonald Sanders September 17, 2015    
 Argentina Lousteau, MartínMartín Lousteau January 28, 2016 Ref [5]
 Armenia Hovhannissian, GrigorGrigor Hovhannissian January 28, 2016 Ref [6]
 Australia Hockey, Joseph BenedictJoseph Benedict Hockey January 28, 2016 Ref [7]
 Austria Waldner, WolfgangWolfgang Waldner January 28, 2016 Ref [8]
 Azerbaijan Suleymanov, ElinElin Suleymanov February 18, 2012 Ref [9]
 Bahamas Newry, Eugene GlenwoodEugene Glenwood Newry December 3, 2013 Ref [10]
 Bahrain Alkhalifa, Shaikh Abdulla Mohamed RashedShaikh Abdulla Mohamed Rashed Alkhalifa December 3, 2013 Ref [11]
 Bangladesh Ziauddin, MohammadMohammad Ziauddin September 18, 2014 Ref [12]
 Barbados Hart, Selwin CharlesSelwin Charles Hart January 18, 2017 Ref  
 Belarus Vacant
Pavel Shidlovsky, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
April 23, 2014 Ref [13]
 Belgium Wouters, Dirk JosefDirk Josef Wouters September 16, 2016 Ref [14]
 Belize Andrews, PatrickPatrick Andrews September 17, 2015 Ref [15]
 Benin Posset, Hector Sedozan Ruffin FestusHector Sedozan Ruffin Festus Posset January 18, 2017 Ref [16]
 Bhutan[2]        
 Bolivia Vacant since September 11, 2008[3]
Freddy Bersatti Tudela Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
April 1, 2011 Ref [17]
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Hrle, HarisHaris Hrle January 28, 2016 Ref [18]
 Botswana Newman, DavidDavid Newman August 3, 2015 Ref [19]
 Brazil Do Amaral, Sergio SilvaSergio Silva Do Amaral September 16, 2016 Ref [20]
 Brunei Darussalam Ali, SerbiniSerbini Ali January 28, 2016 Ref [21]
 Bulgaria Stoytchev, Tihomir AnguelovTihomir Anguelov Stoytchev June 27, 2016 Ref [22]
 Burkina Faso Kabore, SeydouSeydou Kabore January 18, 2017 Ref [23]
Burma Lynn, AungAung Lynn September 16, 2016 Ref [24]
 Burundi Ndabashinze, ErnestErnest Ndabashinze May 21, 2014   [25]
 Cambodia Rong, Chum BunChum Bun Rong August 3, 2015 Ref [26]
 Cameroon Etoundi, EssombaEssomba Etoundi June 27, 2016 Ref [27]
 Canada Macnaughton, David BrookesDavid Brookes Macnaughton March 2, 2016 Ref [28]
 Cape Verde Veiga, Carlos Alberto Wahnon De CarvalhoCarlos Alberto Wahnon De Carvalho Veiga January 18, 2017 Ref [29]
 Central African Republic Vacant
Lydie Flore Magda, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
July 29, 2016 Ref [30]
 Chad Nasser, Hassane MahamatHassane Mahamat Nasser May 21, 2014 Ref [31] 
 Chile Soublette, Juan Gabriel ValdesJuan Gabriel Valdes Soublette May 21, 2014 Ref [32]
 China Tiankai, CuiCui Tiankai April 15, 2013 Ref [33]
 Colombia Bueno, Juan Carlos PinzonJuan Carlos Pinzon Bueno August 3, 2015 Ref [34]
 Comoros Soilih, Mohamed SoilihiMohamed Soilihi Soilih November 18, 2014    
 Democratic Republic of the Congo Balumuene, François NkunaFrançois Nkuna Balumuene September 17, 2015   [35]
 Republic of Congo Mombouli, SergeSerge Mombouli July 31, 2001 Ref [36] 
 Costa Rica Hayes, Roman MacayaRoman Macaya Hayes September 18, 2014 Ref [37]
 Côte d'Ivoire Diabate, DaoudaDaouda Diabate February 23, 2011   [38] 
 Croatia Paro, JosipJosip Paro May 2, 2012 Ref [39]
 Cuba Ramon Cabanas Rodriguez, JoséJosé Ramon Cabanas Rodriguez September 17, 2015 Ref [40]
 Cyprus Pantelides, LeonidasLeonidas Pantelides June 27, 2016 Ref [41]
 Czech Republic Gandalovič, PetrPetr Gandalovič July 7, 2011 Ref [42]
 Denmark Lose, Lars GertLars Gert Lose September 17, 2015 Ref [43]
 Djibouti Siad Doualeh, MohamedMohamed Siad Doualeh January 28, 2016   [44]
 Dominica Henderson, VinceVince Henderson January 18, 2017    
 Dominican Republic Vasquez, Jose Tomas PerezJose Tomas Perez Vasquez February 23, 2015 Ref [45]
East Timor (Timor-Leste) Alves, Domingos SarmentoDomingos Sarmento Alves May 21, 2014 Ref [46]
 Ecuador Cevallos, Francisco Jose BorjaFrancisco Jose Borja Cevallos May 18, 2015 Ref [47]
 Egypt Said, Yasser Reda Abdalla AliYasser Reda Abdalla Ali Said September 17, 2015 Ref [48]
 El Salvador De Centen, Claudia Ivette CanduraClaudia Ivette Candura De Centen June 27, 2016 Ref [49]
 Equatorial Guinea Andeme, Miguel Ntutumu EvunaMiguel Ntutumu Evuna Andeme February 23, 2015 Ref [50]
 Eritrea Vacant
Berhane G. Solomon, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
March 15, 2011 Ref [51]
 Estonia Marmei, EerikEerik Marmei September 18, 2014 Ref [52]
 Ethiopia Geda , Girma BirruGirma Birru Geda February 23, 2011 Ref [53]
 European Union O'Sullivan, DavidDavid O'Sullivan November 18, 2014 Ref [54]
 Fiji Mara, Ratu Naivakarurubalavu SoloRatu Naivakarurubalavu Solo Mara January 28, 2016   [55]
 Finland Kauppi, Kirsti HelenaKirsti Helena Kauppi September 17, 2015 Ref [56]
 France Araud, Gérard RogerGérard Roger Araud September 18, 2014 Ref [57]
 Gabon Adamo, Michael MoussaMichael Moussa Adamo September 9, 2011 Ref [58]
 Gambia Faye, Sheikh OmarSheikh Omar Faye August 3, 2015   [59]
 Georgia Bakradze, DavidDavid Bakradze January 18, 2017 Ref [60]
 Germany Wittig, Hans PeterHans Peter Wittig April 30, 2014 Ref [61]
 Ghana Smith, Joseph HenryJoseph Henry Smith November 18, 2014 Ref [62]
 Greece Lalacos, TheocharisTheocharis Lalacos June 27, 2016 Ref [63]
 Grenada Friday, Ethelstan AngusEthelstan Angus Friday September 17, 2013   [64]
 Guatemala Sanchez, Gladys Marithza RuizGladys Marithza Ruiz Sanchez June 27, 2016 Ref [65]
 Guinea Conde, MamadyMamady Conde July 14, 2014 Ref [66]
 Guinea-Bissau None    
 Guyana Insanally, Sheikh Royad DavidSheikh Royad David Insanally September 16, 2016 Ref [67]
 Haiti Altidor, Paul GettyPaul Getty Altidor May 2, 2012 Ref [68]
 Holy See Pierre, ChristopheChristophe Pierre June 27, 2016 Ref [69]
 Honduras Vacant
Luis Fernando Cordero Montoya, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
October 20, 2016 Ref [70]
 Hungary Szemerkenyi, RekaReka Szemerkenyi February 23, 2015 Ref [71]
 Iceland Haarde, Geir HilmarGeir Hilmar Haarde February 26, 2015 Ref [72]
 India Sarna, Navtej SinghNavtej Singh Sarna January 18, 2017 Ref [73]
 Indonesia Boloweksono, BudiBudi Boloweksono May 21, 2014 Ref [74]
 Iran[4]   [75][5]
 Iraq Yasseen, Fareed Mustafa KamilFareed Mustafa Kamil Yasseen January 18, 2017 Ref [76]
 Ireland Anderson, AnneAnne Anderson September 17, 2013 Ref [77]
 Israel Dermer, RonRon Dermer July 9, 2013 Ref [78]
 Italy Varrichio, ArmandoArmando Varrichio March 2, 2016 Ref [79]
 Jamaica Marks, AudreyAudrey Marks January 18, 2017 Ref [80]
 Japan Sasae, KenichiroKenichiro Sasae January 14, 2013 Ref [81]
 Jordan Kawar, DinaDina Kawar June 27, 2016 Ref [82]
 Kazakhstan Vacant
Yerkin Akhinzhanov, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
January 6, 2017 Ref [83]
 Kenya Githae, Robinson NjeruRobinson Njeru Githae November 18, 2014 Ref [84]
 Kiribati Baaro, MakuritaMakurita Baaro May 21, 2014    
North Korea[6]        
South Korea Young, Ahn HoAhn Ho Young July 18, 2013 Ref [85]
 Kosovo Citaku, VloraVlora Citaku September 17, 2015 Ref [86]
 Kuwait Al-Sabah, Salem Abdullah Al JaberSalem Abdullah Al Jaber Al-Sabah October 10, 2001 Ref [87] 
 Kyrgyzstan Toktogulov, KadyrKadyr Toktogulov February 23, 2015 Ref [88]
 Lao People's Democratic Republic Sayavongs, MaiMai Sayavongs August 3, 2015 Ref [89]
 Latvia Teikmanis, AndrisAndris Teikmanis September 16, 2016 Ref [90]
 Lebanon Vacant
Carla Jazzar, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
January 28, 2016 Ref [91]
 Lesotho Sebatane, Eliachim MolapiEliachim Molapi Sebatane January 18, 2012 Ref [92]
 Liberia Sulunteh, Jeremiah CongbehJeremiah Congbeh Sulunteh May 2, 2012 Ref [93]
 Libya Vacant
Wafa Bughaighis, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
December 5, 2014 Ref [94]
 Liechtenstein Jaeger, KurtKurt Jaeger September 16, 2016 Ref [95]
 Lithuania Krisciunas, RolandasRolandas Krisciunas September 17, 2015 Ref [96]
 Luxembourg Ducas, SylvieSylvie Ducas[7] September 16, 2016 Ref [97]
 Republic of Macedonia Naumovski, VaskoVasko Naumovski November 18, 2014 Ref [98]
 Madagascar Vacant[8]
Velotiana Rakotoanosy Raobelina, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
June 20, 2011 Ref [99]
 Malawi Sawerengera, EdwardEdward Sawerengera September 16, 2016 Ref [100]
 Malaysia {{{last}}}, Zulhasnan Bin Rafique[[Zulhasnan Bin Rafique {{{last}}}|Zulhasnan Bin Rafique {{{last}}}]] January 18, 2017 Ref [101]
 Maldives Sareer, AhmedAhmed Sareer January 14, 2013   [102]
 Mali Coulibaly, TienaTiena Coulibaly November 18, 2014 Ref [103]
 Malta Angus, Pierre ClivePierre Clive Angus March 2, 2016 Ref [104]
 Marshall Islands Zackios, GeraldGerald Zackios September 16, 2016 Ref [105]
 Mauritania Daddah, MohamedounMohamedoun Daddah June 27, 2016 Ref [106]
 Mauritius Phokeer, SooroojdevSooroojdev Phokeer August 3, 2015   [107]
 Mexico Vacant
Ana Luisa Fajer Flores, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
January 19, 2017 Ref [108]
 Federated States of Micronesia Vacant
James Naich, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
February 1, 2016 Ref [109]
 Moldova Vacant
Tatiana Solomon, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
September 2, 2016 Ref [110]
 Monaco Doyle, Maguy MaccarioMaguy Maccario Doyle December 3, 2013 Ref [111]
 Mongolia Bulgaa, AltangerelAltangerel Bulgaa January 14, 2013 Ref [112]
 Montenegro Kaludjerovic, NebojsaNebojsa Kaludjerovic January 18, 2017 Ref  
 Morocco Vacant
Driss Alaoui, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
September 16, 2016 Ref [113]
 Mozambique Santos, Carlos DosCarlos Dos Santos January 28, 2016 Ref [114]
Myanmar (see Burma)        
 Namibia Andjaba, MartinMartin Andjaba September 16, 2010 Ref [115]
 Nauru Moses, Marlene InemwinMarlene Inemwin Moses February 10, 2006    
   Nepal Karki, Arjun KumarArjun Kumar Karki May 18, 2015 Ref [116]
 Netherlands Schuwer, Hendrick Jan JurriaanHendrick Jan Jurriaan Schuwer September 17, 2015 Ref [117]
 New Zealand Groser, Timothy JohnTimothy John Groser January 28, 2016 Ref [118]
 Nicaragua Campbell, FranciscoFrancisco Campbell February 21, 2010 Ref  
 Niger Alidou, HassanaHassana Alidou February 23, 2015 Ref [119]
 Nigeria Vacant
Hakkem Toyin Balogun, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
August 27, 2015 Ref [120]
 Norway Aas, Kåre ReidarKåre Reidar Aas September 17, 2013 Ref [121]
 Oman Al Mughairy, Hunaina Sultan AhmedHunaina Sultan Ahmed Al Mughairy November 9, 2005 Ref  
 Pakistan Jalani, Jalil AbbasJalil Abbas Jalani March 10, 2014 Ref [122]
 Palau Kyota, HerseyHersey Kyota November 12, 1997   [123]
 Panama Lince, Emanuel Arturo Gonzalez RevillaEmanuel Arturo Gonzalez Revilla Lince September 18, 2014   [124]
 Papua New Guinea Mulina, Rupa ARupa A Mulina March 10, 2014   [125]
 Paraguay Irigoyen, German Hugo RojasGerman Hugo Rojas Irigoyen January 28, 2016 Ref [126]
 Peru Rios, Carlos Jose ParejaCarlos Jose Pareja Rios September 16, 2016 Ref [127]
 Philippines Vacant
Patrick Ang Chuasoto, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
June 30, 2016 Ref [128]
 Poland Wilczek, Piotr AntoniPiotr Antoni Wilczek January 18, 2017 Ref [129]
 Portugal Vital, Domingos Teixeira De Abreu FezasDomingos Teixeira De Abreu Fezas Vital January 28, 2016 Ref [130]
 Qatar Vacant
Ali Saad Al Hajri, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
November 22, 2016 Ref [131]
 Romania Maior, George CristianGeorge Cristian Maior September 17, 2015 Ref [132]
 Russian Federation Kislyak, SergeySergey Kislyak September 16, 2008[9] Ref [133]
 Rwanda Mukantabana, MathildeMathilde Mukantabana July 18, 2013 Ref [134]
 Saint Kitts and Nevis Phillip-Browne, ThelmaThelma Phillip-Browne January 28, 2016   [135]
 Saint Lucia Vacant
Kimari Storey, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
October 18, 2016    
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Gilchrist, Lou-Anne GayleneLou-Anne Gaylene Gilchrist January 18, 2017   [136]
 Samoa Elisaia, Ali'ioaiga FeturiAli'ioaiga Feturi Elisaia December 4, 2003    
 San Marino Vacant
Damiano Beleffi, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
October 3, 2016    
 São Tomé and Príncipe Neves, Carlos Filomeno Azevedo Agostinho dasCarlos Filomeno Azevedo Agostinho das Neves December 3, 2013    
 Saudi Arabia Al Saud, Abdullah Faisal TurkiAbdullah Faisal Turki Al Saud January 28, 2016 Ref [137]
 Senegal Diagne, BabacarBabacar Diagne November 18, 2014 Ref  
 Serbia Matkovic, DerdDerd Matkovic February 23, 2015 Ref [138]
 Seychelles Potter, Marie-Louise CecileMarie-Louise Cecile Potter September 19, 2012    
 Sierra Leone Stevens, Bockari KortuBockari Kortu Stevens March 28, 2008 Ref [139]
 Singapore Mirpuri, Ashok KumarAshok Kumar Mirpuri July 30, 2012 Ref [140]
 Slovakia Kmec, PeterPeter Kmec September 19, 2012 Ref [141]
 Slovenia Cerar, BozoBozo Cerar September 17, 2013 Ref [142]
 Solomon Islands Beck, Colin DavidColin David Beck March 31, 2004    
 Somalia Awad, Ahmed IsseAhmed Isse Awad September 17, 2015   [143]
 South Africa Mahlangu, Mninwa JohannesMninwa Johannes Mahlangu February 23, 2015 Ref [144]
 South Sudan Akuong, Garang DiingGarang Diing Akuong February 23, 2015   [145]
 Spain Gil-Casares, RamónRamón Gil-Casares July 30, 2012 Ref [146]
 Sri Lanka Kariyawasam, PrasadPrasad Kariyawasam July 14, 2014 Ref [147]
 Sudan Vacant
Maowia Osman Khalid Mohammed, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
January 31, 2014 Ref [148]
 Suriname Vacant
Sylvana Elvira Simson, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
September 1, 2015   [149]
 Swaziland Ntshangase, Abednigo MandlaAbednigo Mandla Ntshangase August 10, 2010 Ref  
 Sweden Lyrvall, Bjoern OlofBjoern Olof Lyrvall September 17, 2013 Ref [150]
  Switzerland Dahinden, Martin WernerMartin Werner Dahinden November 18, 2014 Ref [151]
 Syrian Arab Republic Moustapha, ImadImad Moustapha March 31, 2004 Ref [152]
 Tajikistan Salim, FarodFarod Salim May 21, 2014 Ref [153]
 Tanzania Masilingi, Wilson MutagaywaWilson Mutagaywa Masilingi September 17, 2015 Ref [154]
 Thailand Manawapat, PisanPisan Manawapat February 23, 2015 Ref [155]
Timor-Leste (see East Timor)        
 Togo Vacant
Yokoudema Kadokalih, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
October 26, 2015 Ref [156]
 Tonga Tupouniua, Mahe Uliuli SandhurstMahe Uliuli Sandhurst Tupouniua September 17, 2013    
 Trinidad and Tobago Spencer, Anthony Wayne Jerome PhillipsAnthony Wayne Jerome Phillips Spencer June 27, 2016 Ref [157]
 Tunisia Gouia, FaycalFaycal Gouia May 18, 2015 Ref  
 Turkey Kilic, SerderSerder Kilic May 21, 2014 Ref [158]
 Turkmenistan Orazov, Meret B.Meret B. Orazov February 14, 2001 Ref [159]
 Tuvalu Simati, Aunese MakoiAunese Makoi Simati January 14, 2013    
 Uganda Wonekha, OliverOliver Wonekha July 18, 2013 Ref [160]
 Ukraine , Valeriy Chalyi (diplomat)Valeriy Chalyi (diplomat) August 3, 2015 Ref [161]
 United Arab Emirates Al Otaiba, YousefYousef Al Otaiba July 25, 2008 Ref [162]
 United Kingdom Darroch, Nigel KimNigel Kim Darroch January 28, 2016 Ref [163]
 Uruguay Derois, Carlos GianelliCarlos Gianelli Derois August 3, 2015 Ref [164]
 Uzbekistan Gulyamov, Bakhtiyar TuradjanovichBakhtiyar Turadjanovich Gulyamov July 18, 2013 Ref [165]
 Vanuatu[10] None    
 Venezuela Vacant[11][12]
Maximilien Sanchez Arvelaiz, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
July 28, 2014 Ref [166]
 Vietnam Phạm, Quang VinhQuang Vinh Phạm February 23, 2015   [167]
 Yemen Mubarak, Ahmed Awad Ahmed binAhmed Awad Ahmed bin Mubarak August 3, 2015 Ref [168]
 Zambia Vacant
Joseph Raphael Chilaizya, Chargé d'Affaires a.i.
September 19, 2016 Ref [169]
 Zimbabwe Mutembwa, AmmonAmmon Mutembwa November 18, 2014 Ref [170]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The date the ambassador presented his credentials to the U.S. government. Order of precedence within the diplomatic corps is determined by the date of presentation of credentials. Source: U.S. Department of State: Diplomatic List, dated January 27, 2017
  2. ^ The United States does not maintain diplomatic relations with Bhutan.
  3. ^ On September 11, 2008, the U.S. State Department declared the Bolivian ambassador, Gustavo Guzman, persona non grata and expelled him from the U.S. This measure was taken in retaliation for Bolivia's expulsion of the U.S. Ambassador, Philip Goldberg. Source: U.S. State Dep’t: “U.S. Declares Bolivian Ambassador Persona Non Grata (PNG)”, Bloomberg.com: “U.S. Ousts Bolivian Ambassador in Tit-for-Tat With Morales”
  4. ^ The United States does not maintain diplomatic relations with Iran. The Iran interests section of the Embassy of Pakistan represents Iran's interests.
  5. ^ The Iran interests section of the website of the Embassy of Pakistan.
  6. ^ The United States does not maintain diplomatic relations with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
  7. ^ The ambassador of Luxembourg to the U.S. is also accredited to Canada and Mexico. Source: Embassy of Luxembourg in Washington
  8. ^ Source: U.S. Department of State: Diplomatic List
  9. ^ Source: U.S. Department of State: Diplomatic List
  10. ^ Vanuatu has no diplomatic representation in Washington.
  11. ^ On September 12, 2008, Venezuelan Ambassador Bernardo Álvarez Herrera was declared persona non grata by the U.S. government and he was recalled by the government of Venezuela. Source: U.S. Department of State: “U.S. Declares Venezuelan Ambassador Persona Non Grata”
  12. ^ Sources: U.S. Department of State: Background Notes: Venezuela, Embassy of Venezuela in Washington: Chargé d’Affaires

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