John Heffern to Be Appointed US Assistant Secretary of State

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YEREVAN (Mediamax) — John Heffern, who served as US Ambassador to Armenia in 2011-2014, will be appointed US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs.

The US Department of States notes informs its website that Heffern is currently acting Assistant Secretary.

Heffern will replace Victoria Nuland and become one of key officials responsible for development and realization of US policy in European and Eurasian region, and in South Caucasus in particular.

John Heffern performed as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs since August 2015.

 

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