Ebrahim Rasool ambassador designate to Washington DC - US

Embassy says M&G report is incorrect, it has formally accepted appointment

Statement on Agrément on Ambassador-Designate Rasool

Contrary to published reports in the July 2 Mail & Guardian, the formal process of diplomatic agrément- the United States' acceptance of the nomination of an ambassador-designate - has concluded between the United States and South Africa. 

The United States has formally accepted the appointment of Ambassador-designate Ebrahim Rasool. We look forward to his arrival in Washington, D.C.

Statement issued by Elizabeth Kennedy Trudeau, US Embassy Pretoria, July 2 2010

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