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Serbia – United States relations
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Serbia – United States Foreign relations are bilateral relations between Serbia and the United States. They were established in 1882.

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History

Diplomatic relation beetwen than Kingdom of Serbia and United states of America were established in 19 century. In 1879 Serbian Consulat-General in New York was opened. On 3. february 1982 Serbian Parliament adopted a contract and Convention of diplomatic relations between Kingdom of Serbian and United states of America, given by the Duke Milos Obrenovic.Senat of the USA adopted both documents on July 5th 1882 without debate or amendmends.

On November 10th 1882. Eugene Schuyler became the First us Ambassador in Serbia.

Prior to World War I and creation of Yugoslavia, Serbia and the US enjoyed excellent relations. At the outset of hostilities between NATO and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in the spring of 1999, the United States and the F.R.Y. severed diplomatic relations. After the overthrow of the Milosevic government in October 2000, the following month the United States reestablished a diplomatic presence. The U.S. Embassy formally reopened in May 2001. The Serbian Embassy in Washington and the U.S. Embassy in Belgrade have reestablished bilateral relations and provide a full range of consular services. For the first time since the establishment of the diplomatic relations with the United States, the so-called Serbian Issues Caucus was established in the House of Representatives in August 2004. In February 2008 Serbia recalled its ambassador from the United States, following the US recognition of the unilaterally declared independence of Kosovo.
In Feb 2009 Serbia appointed new ambassador to USA. On May 20th Ambassador of the Republic of Serbia in Washington DC H.E. Vladimir Petrovic presented his credentials to the President of the United States Barack Obama.

Republic of Serbia Diplomatic Missions in the USA

  • Embassy of the Republic of Serbia Washington DC
  • CONSULATE GENERAL OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA - CHICAGO
  • CONSULATE GENERAL OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA - NEW YORK
  • PERMANENT MISSION OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA TO THE UNITED NATIONS

Embassy of the Republic of Serbia Washington DC

Diplomatic Staff

  • Mr. Petar Vico - Minister Counselor, Deputy Chief of Mission
  • Mr. Djerdj Matkovic - First Counselor, Political Affairs
  • Mr. Dejan Radulovic - First Counselor, Consular Affairs
  • Mrs. Jelena Cukic Matic - Counselor, Press, Culture and Information Affairs
  • Miss. Milena Joksimovic - Second Secretary, Political Affairs
  • Mr. Nenad Milic - Third Secretary, Congressional Liaison
  • Mr. Lazar Petrovic - Attaché

Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché's Office:

  • Navy Captain Ljubomir Nikolic - Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché
  • Commander Milan Konjikovac - Assistant Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché

Principal U.S. Embassy Officials

  • Ambassador--Mary Warlick [1]
  • Deputy Chief of Mission--Jennifer Brush
  • Public Affairs Counselor--Rian Harris (acting)
  • Political Counselor--Nancy Cohen
  • Economic Counselor--Troy Pederson
  • Consul General--Carolyn Gorman
  • Defense Attache--Lt. Col. Eric Von Tersch
  • Foreign Commercial Service--Cameron Werker
  • USAID--Michael Harvey
  • Management Officer--Thatcher Scharpf

List of prior accredited Serbia's Diplomatic Representatives to the U.S. [2]

Ljubomir Mihailovic Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: January 26, 1917

J. Simic Title: Charge d’Affaires, a.i. Appointment: August 21, 1918

Dr. Slavko J. Gruic Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: January 6, 1919 Note:. Since February 1919 listed as a diplomatic representative of Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes

Dr Ante Tresic Pavicevic Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: October 10, 1922

Voislav Antonievic Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: May 4, 1927

Bozidar Puric Title: Charge d’Affaires, a.i. Appointment: June 10, 1928 Note: Since May 24, 1929 listed as a diplomatic representative of Kingdom of Yugoslavia

Bozidar P.Stojanovic Title: Charge d’Affaires, a.i. Appointment: May 1, 1934

Konstantin Fotic Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: October 29, 1935

Dr. Ivan Franges Title: Charge d’Affaires, a.i. Appointment: October 5, 1942

Stanoje Simic Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: May 2, 1945

Dr Sergije Makiedo Title: Charge d’Affaires, a.i. Appointment: January 6, 1946

Sava N. Kosanovic Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: July 18, 1946 Note: Since July, 1947 listed as ambassador of Federal People’s Republic of Yugoslavia

Vladimir Popovic Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: June 5, 1950

Leo Mates Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: April 13, 1954

Marko Nikezic Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: October 27, 1958

Veljko Micunovic Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: November 2, 1962 Note: Since April 07, 1963 listed as ambassador of Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Bogdan Crnobrnja Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: August 30, 1967

Toma Granfil Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: October 21, 1971

Dimce Belovski Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: November 21, 1975

Budimir Loncar Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: November 1979

Mica Rakic Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: January 1984

Zivorad Kovacevic Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: June 1987

Dzevad Mujezinovic Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: November 1989 Note: Since April 27, 1992 listed as ambassador of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Ivan Zivkovic Title: Charge d’Affaires, a.i. Appointment: July 7, 1992

Dusan Paunovic Title: Charge d’Affaires, a.i. Appointment: February 1, 1994

Zoran Popovic Title: Charge d’Affaires Appointment: October 11, 1994

Nebojsa Vujovic Title: Charge d’Affaires, a.i. Appointment: October 1996 Termination of Mission: Diplomatic relations terminated in March 1999 when NATO armed forces began military action against Serbia

Milan St. Protic Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: March 2001 Note: Diplomatic relations with U.S. re-established on November 17, 2000

Ivan Zivkovic Title: Charge d’Affaires, a.i. Appointment: August 20, 2001

Ivan Vujacic Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Presentation of Credentials: December 9, 2002 Note: From February 4, 2003 until June 5, 2006 listed as ambassador of the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro. Since June 5, 2006, listed as ambassador of the Republic of Serbia.

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References

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