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64th Secretary of State

United Nations, 1993-1997

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International Civil Aviation Organization, 2006-2009

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Asian Development Bank, 2007-2010

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Austria, 2009-2013

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Morocco, 1997-2001

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Arms Control, Nonproliferation & Disarmament, 1994-1997

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Office of the US Trade Representative, 1998-2000

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Netherlands, 1969-1973

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Asian Development Bank, 2010-2016

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Romania (1998 - 2001)


United Nations, 1979-1981

UN European Office, 1977-1979

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Hungary, 2015-2017

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Chief of Protocol, 2007-2009

Hungary, 2001-2003

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International Religious Freedom, 2011-2013

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European Union, 1993-1996

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Hungary, 2006-2009

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Ecuador, 1988-1989

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Norway, 1993-1997


Republic of Azerbaijan, 2012-2014

European Union, 1999-2001

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Mauritius, 2002-2005

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13th & 21st Secretary of Defense

NATO, 1973-1974

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Hungary, 1994-1998

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Sweden, 2011-2015

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Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Syria, Kuwait, Lebanon

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Hungary, 2006-2009

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Botswana, 2011-2014

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Barbados and Eastern Caribbean, 1990-1993

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OAS, 2003-2007; Venezuela, 1997-2000; Nicaragua, 1993-1996

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Holy See, 2001-2005

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United Nations, 1997-1998

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Portugal, 2007-2010