New Permanent Representative of Ethiopia Presents Credentials

Addis Ababa The new Permanent Representative of Ethiopia to the United Nations, Taye Atske Selassie presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday.

Taye Atske-Selassie wrapped up his ambassadorship in Egypt last August, having previously occupied two senior posts in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs as State Minister for Political Affairs and Director General for American Affairs.

He was his country's Consul-General in Los Angeles from October 2002 to November 2010, Minister Counselor in its Embassy in Washington, D.C., from 2000 to 2002, and Counselor in the Embassy in Stockholm.

Taye received a Master of Arts degree in international relations and strategic studies from the University of Lancaster in England in 1989, having previously been granted a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and international relations from Addis Ababa University.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency