Ambassador Eric Nelson Presents His Credentials

Eric Nelson has arrived in Bosnia and Herzegovina and today presented his credentials to the Chairman of the BiH Presidency as Ambassador of the United States.  During the ceremony, Ambassador Nelson stressed: “I look forward to leading my government’s work here to advance prosperity, security, and respect for the rule of law benefiting all the citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina.  The United States continues as a guarantor of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.  I look forward to helping you and your colleagues in the Presidency achieve progress toward your country’s declared goals to become partners in NATO and the European Union.”

Ambassador Nelson plans to host a press conference in the near future to outline the U.S. Government’s key priorities for his tenure in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Ambassador Nelson previously served as Deputy Executive Secretary and Director of the Executive Office of the Executive Secretariat leading the teams that directly support the Secretary of State and principal officers of the State Department and their staffs.