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March - 2005


Mr Adel Murad, a former partisan for Kurdish self-definition, was reccently appointed as Ambassador for Iraq in Romania. Previously president of the Kurdish Student Union between 1970 and 1975, he then worked with Iraqi presidential possibility Jalal Talabani to establish the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan. A journalist for thirty years, in 2003 and 2004 he worked with Paul Bremer in the Governing Council of Iraq. He speaks Arabic, Kurdish and English and is resident in Romania with his wife and family.

Mr. Le Manh Hung is the new Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Romania. Born in 1948, Mr. Hung is married and has two children. He studied at the Institute for International Relations in Ha Noi and at the Sorbonne University in Paris. Previously, Mr. Hung was appointed Second Secretary to the Vietnamese Embassy in France (1985-1989) and counsellor, then minister counsellor to the same embassy (1994-1998). Since 1998 until his most recent appointment at the Vietnamese Embassy to Bucharest, Mr. Le Manh Hung was Deputy Director General at the Department of International Organisations, Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Ms Samia Arbi is the new Tunisian Ambassador appointed to Romania. Born on 26 January 1951 in Menzel-Bourgniba, Tunisia, Her Excellency has a master's degree in the French language and, before coming in Romania, Ms Arbi was ambassador for Tunisia in Brussels, a counselor at Strasbourg and ambassador in Rome. She is single, knows French, English and Italian and her hobbies include reading and travelling. Previously, the Tunisian Embassy in Belgrade had jurisdiction over Romania and the new embassy is due to open this month

General Eskander Wit Wit has been appointed the military attaché for Iraq to Romania.

Mr Thomas Delare, charges d'affaires for the USA to Romania, will take over the duties of Ambassador, as the American president appoints a successor and waits for this to be approved by the Senate.