Indian-American appointed as US Ambassador to Peru

U.S. President Donald Trump has appointed an Indian-American named Krishna R Urs as the new US Ambassador to Peru.

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Krishna R Urs is a career service American diplomat who has served at seven US embassies as well in several senior leadership positions in Washington, DC. At present, he is serving as Charge d’ Affaires of the US Embassy in Madrid, Spain. Earlier, he has also served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Affairs and Chief US Government Aviation Negotiator at the Department of State (2010 to 2014)

Krishna R Urs has specialisation in economic issues and has extensive policy experience in the Andean region of South America. He had earned his MS from the University of Texas and a BS from Georgetown University.

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