The Ambassador

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Ambassador François Delattre

Ambassador François Delattre was appointed Ambassador of France to the United States in February 2011 after serving as Ambassador of France to Canada (2008-2011), Consul General in New York (2004-2008) and Press and Communications Director at the French Embassy in Washington, D.C. (1998-2002).

A member of President Jacques Chirac’s foreign policy team (1995-1998), François Delattre was responsible for European and trans-Atlantic defense and security matters and managing the Bosnian crisis.

He also served as Deputy Director of the French Foreign Minister’s Office (2002-2004) and was a member of Foreign Minister Alain Juppé’s cabinet (1993-1995), following two years with the Strategic, Security and Disarmament Department of the French Foreign Ministry (1991-1993).

François Delattre was posted in Bonn at the French Embassy in Germany (1989-1991), where he was in charge of matters pertaining to the economic impact of Germany’s unification and the environment.

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