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New US Ambassador to Iceland Appointed

US President Barack Obama has appointed Luis E. Arreaga as US Ambassador to Iceland. Arreaga holds a doctorate degree in economics and has extensive experience in the foreign service.

Arreaga has served in US embassies in Panama, Canada and Spain and worked for the US delegation at the United Nations in Geneva. Arreaga has also been involved in projects in Peru, El Salvador and Honduras, Fréttabladid reports.

No US ambassador has been stationed in Iceland since Carol van Voorst left the post one year ago.

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