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James F. Entwistle, Ambassador of United States to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Presents his Credentials.

Ambassador James F. Entwistle (State Dept. Images)

Ambassador James F. Entwistle (State Dept. Images)

On November 4, Ambassador James F. Entwistle formally presented his credentials to His Excellency President Joseph Kabila and the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.   

During their meeting , Ambassador Entwistle told President Kabila that the United States stands with the DRC in its efforts to rebuild the country.

Ambassador Entwistle is the 17th U.S. Ambassador to be accredited to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.   As a career member of the U.S. Senior Foreign Service, he was most recently the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand. He previously served at Embassy Bangkok as head of the Refugee Assistance Unit.  Prior to that Ambassador Entwistle served as Deputy Chief of Mission for both the U.S. Embassies in Colombo, Sri Lanka and Bangui, Central African Republic. Other overseas assignments include posts in Yaoundé, Douala, Kuala Lumpur and Niamey. In Washington, he served as a desk officer for Kenya and Uganda in the Bureau of African Affairs.

Ambassador Entwistle is a graduate of Davidson College in North Carolina.  He is joined here by his wife Pamela G. Schmoll.