The United States appoints Christopher Hinzel as its ambassador to Yemen to replace Tollers

The United States appoints Christopher Hinzel as its ambassador to Yemen to replace Tollers

US President Donald Trump has issued a decision appointing Mr. Christopher Henzel as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Yemen to replace current ambassador Matthew Tollers.

According to the information published by the official website of the White House, Mr. Hinzel has worked in eight missions in the United States abroad, many in the Near East, as well as in senior leadership positions in the United States Department of State working on Near East issues.

The most important Hinzel station, a member of the senior diplomatic corps, is a minister-counselor, as an American diplomat since 1985. He is currently deputy head of mission at the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a position he has held since 2016. Previously, he was deputy head of mission at the United States Embassy in Manama, Bahrain, from 2007 to 2010, and led the Ninawa Provincial reconstruction team in Mosul, Iraq, from 2010 to 2011.

He holds a bachelor's degree from the Faculty of the Holy Cross and a master from the National War College. He also received 10 prestigious awards for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as the Senior Civil Service Award in the United States Army and speaks Arabic, Spanish and German.


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