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New US ambassador to Turkey arrives in Ankara

The newly appointed US Ambassador to Turkey, David Satterfield, arrived in Ankara on Wednesday, Anadolu reports. “We’re pleased to announce that US Ambassador-Designate to Turkey, David M. Satterfield, arrived in Ankara today. Welcome to Turkey!” the US Embassy in Ankara said on Twitter. US President Donald Trump announced Satterfield’s candidacy on February, 16. The US Senate designated him on June 28. Born in 1954, Satterfield stands out as a senior career diplomat of the US. Earning a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland in 1976, he served as Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs since 2017. During the presidential term of Barack Obama, Satterfield served as Director-General of the Multinational Force and Observers in Rome from […]