Matthew J Bryza
Citizenship: United States
Matthew J. Bryza (Matthew J. Bryza) -. American diplomat. In June 2005, he became Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs. In May of 2010 he was appointed US ambassador to Azerbaijan. In this position he will oversee the implementation of and compliance with the country`s interests in the region of the Caucasus and southern Europe. In addition, Breeze will attempt to settle the separatist conflict which has arisen in Georgia, Abkhazia and South Ossetia and to act as a Special Ambassador for Eurasian conflicts in Nagorno-Karabakh region. Breeze will also US energy policy in the settlement of the regions adjacent to the Black and Caspian seas. Finally, the diplomat will do an analysis of the issues of tolerance, social integration and Islam in Europe.
In April 2001, Brees became a member of the National Security Council; Again, under his supervision are Europe and Eurasia. In particular, the activities of the policy was aimed at solving the problems in Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, the Caucasus, Central Asia and the Caspian region.
Higher education future diplomat from the University of Stanford - a bachelor`s degree in international relations. Master`s degree - in the same field - he was at the School of Law and Diplomacy Fletcher. It is known that Vries speaks fluent Russian and Polish, and pretty good command of German and Spanish.
In August of 1988, he joined the US Foreign Service ranks.
From 1989 to 1991 he served as a diplomat in Poland, the US consulate in Poznan and at the American Embassy in Warsaw; During this period he has worked on motion activity `Solidarity`, observe the reform of the Polish security and regional policy.
From 1991 to 1995 Breeze worked at the State Department; in the center of his attention were Europe and Russia.
In the period from 1995 to 1997-th he was working at the American Embassy in Moscow - the first was a special assistant at the after Thomas Pickering, and then - an officer in the Policy, analyzed the activity of the Russian Duma, the Communist Party and the events in Dagestan.
From 1997 to 1998 Breeze was a special advisor to Ambassador Richard Morningstar; He worked mainly economic reforms in the Caucasus and Central Asia.
In the period from July 1998 to March 2001, Brisa worked as deputy special advisor to the President and Secretary of State for solving energy problems in all the same Caspian region. In this capacity, Breeze coordinated the activities of the representatives of the US government, involved the creation of a network in the vicinity of the Caspian Sea oil and gas pipes.
August 23 2007, Brees married Zeyno Baran; The ceremony was held in Istanbul, Turkey.
In June 2009 it was announced that Daniel Fried suggested that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Breeze appoint an ambassador to Azerbaijan.
In August 2009, the chairman of the American National Committee of Armenians Ken Khachikyan sent Hillary Clinton a letter, which emphasized the concern of the Armenian-American community actions Breeze - cause of these concerns have become some public comments policy; Armenians they seemed biased. Enraging Armenian words were spoken in the course of work on Minsk group OSCE, engaged in negotiations on the settlement of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict.
At the moment, the central focus of Matthew Breezes will be exactly the solution of Nagorno Karabakh problem; considerable attention is also paid to the potential utility of the Caspian region for the United States.