Former Deputy Chief of Mission Eric Mehler

Eric Mehler joined the U.S. Mission in Asmara, Eritrea as Deputy Chief of Mission in August 2020.  Prior to Asmara, he served as Political-Military Affairs Chief in Ankara, Turkey from 2017-2020.  From 2015-2017, he was the Deputy Director for the Office of Afghanistan Affairs within the office of the Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan.  From 2013-2015, …

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Secretary Tillerson to Travel to Addis Ababa, Djibouti, Nairobi, N’Djamena, and Abuja

On his first official trip to Africa, Secretary Rex Tillerson will travel to N’Djamena, Chad; Djibouti, Djibouti; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Nairobi, Kenya; and Abuja, Nigeria, March 6-13, 2018. Secretary Tillerson will meet with leadership in each country, as well as the leadership of the African Union Commission based in Addis Ababa, to further our partnerships …

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President Obama’s Final State of the Union Address

On January 14, 2016, the U.S. Chief of Mission of Embassy Asmara, Charge Louis Mazel, spoke to an Eritrean audience about the history of the president’s annual State of the Union Address and the political significance of President Obama’s Final State of the Union Address. After a screening of the President’s address, the charge also …

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