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Marie L. Yovanovitch is to arrive in Kyiv next week to take the office of U.S. Ambassador in Ukraine
Ukraine, new, USA, Ambassador, Marie L. Yovanovitch, arrive, Kyiv, next week, Embassy, Geoffrey Pyatt, Greece, Deputy Chief of Mission, politics

The diplomat will substitute Geoffrey Pyatt who’s about to become Ambassador of the United States in Greece

New U.S. Ambassador Marie L. Yovanovitch is to arrive in Ukraine next week. The Embassy tweeted this on Friday, reports.

‘Looking forward to welcoming Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch to Ukraine next week!,’ reads the message.

In mid-July, the U.S. Senate approved the nomination of diplomat Marie Yovanovitch as a new United States Ambassador to Ukraine instead Geoffrey Pyatt.

Marie Yovanovitch worked in Ukraine in 2001-2004 as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv.

As reported earlier by, U.S. Embassy Kyiv Ukraine: President Obama Announces Intent to Nominate Marie L. Yovanovitch as U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine. 

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