2009.04.24: April 24, 2009: Headlines: Iraq: Figures: COS - Cameroon: Diplomacy: AP: Ambassador Chris Hill arrives in Baghdad

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Ambassador Chris Hill arrives in Baghdad

Ambassador Chris Hill arrives in Baghdad

Christopher Hill formally presented his credentials Friday to Iraq's Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari. Hill made no public statements. He arrives in Baghdad three days after being confirmed by the Senate. The process was stalled for weeks by strong objects from Republican Senator Sam Brownback, who objected to Hill's handling of talks with North Korea during the Bush administration. Hill was then the chief negotiator with the Communist nation. Cameroon RPCV Christopher R. Hill is presently US Ambassador to Iraq and formerly served as assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and U.S. ambassador to South Korea.

Ambassador Chris Hill arrives in Baghdad

New US ambassador arrives in Baghdad

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BAGHDAD (AP) The new U.S. ambassador to Iraq has arrived in Baghdad to take up his post.

Christopher Hill formally presented his credentials Friday to Iraq's Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari. Hill made no public statements.

He arrives in Baghdad three days after being confirmed by the Senate. The process was stalled for weeks by strong objects from Republican Senator Sam Brownback, who objected to Hill's handling of talks with North Korea during the Bush administration. Hill was then the chief negotiator with the Communist nation.

Hill's appointment comes at a time of rising insurgent violence in Iraq and with the first phase of the Pentagon's withdrawal timetable coming up. The U.S. military plans to pull its forces from Iraqi cities by the end of June.




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