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Mark Brzezinski appointed US ambassador to Poland. Swearing-in ceremony at the White House

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Mark Brzezinski was officially sworn in as the US ambassador to Poland. During the ceremony at the White House, he was nominated by US Vice President Kamala Harris.

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On December 18, the US Senate approved by acclamation the nomination of Marek Brzezinski as ambassador to Poland. This will be Brzezinski’s second diplomatic mission as an ambassador. During the tenure of President Barack Obama, he was the US ambassador to Sweden. Previously, he was, inter alia, the director of Russia in the National Security Council in the administration of Bill Clinton. He was also one of Joe Biden’s advisers during his victorious presidential campaign in 2020.

On Wednesday, at the White House, Mark Brzezinski was officially sworn in by US Vice President Kamala Harris as the new US ambassador to Poland.

Mark Brzezinski Beata Zawrzel / NurPhoto via Getty Images

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Who is Mark Brzezinski?

Mark Brzezinski is the son of Zbigniew Brzezinski, former national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, and grandson of Tadeusz Brzezinski, Polish diplomat and consular officer. He is the brother of Mika Brzezinski, a journalist for the US MSNBC, and Ian Brzezinski, an Atlantic Council expert and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Europe and NATO.

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Brzezinski is a lawyer and diplomat by education. As part of the Fullbright scholarship, he wrote the work “Fight for constitutionalism in Poland”. In 2009, for his activities for Poland, he was awarded the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland. He knows Polish and French.

“Ready to go”. In December, the new ambassadors met in Washington

December 21 Mark Brzezinski met in Washington with the new Polish ambassador to the USA, Marek Magierowski. “Our two new ambassadors, after their first meeting in Washington, ready to work to further strengthen and intensify our historically strong mutual ties! Good luck to both of you!” – wrote the chargé d’affaires of the US Embassy Bix Aliu in social media

Main photo source: Beata Zawrzel / NurPhoto via Getty Images



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