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US Ambassador Gutmann pays visit to Thuringia

Ambassador Amy Gutmann & Premier Bodo Ramelow - Picture by Thüringische Staatskanzlei

Tueday, 14 May 2024, Erfurt, Free State of Thuringia, Germany: Premier Bodo Ramelow received the Ambassador of the United States of America to the Federal Republic of Germany, Dr. Amy Gutmann, for her inaugural visit to the Thuringian State Chancellery. The ambassador was accompanied by John R. Crosby, US Consul General responsible for the State of Thuringia but with seat in Leipzig, Saxony.

As part of her official program in Erfurt, Ambassador Gutmann partook at an event held at the University of Erfurt, wherein she discussed current topics with students enrolled at Willy Brandt School of Public Policy

Amy Gutmann has been the United States Ambassador to Germany since 17 February 2022. From 1989 to 2004, the political scientist was a professor at Princeton University and from 2004 to February 2022 she was president and professor at the University of Pennsylvania. She will return to the USA in the summer of 2024, thus ending her ambassadorship ahead of time owing to personal grounds. 

For further information 

Government of Thuringia: https://thueringen.de/medien/medieninformationen/detailseite/ministerpraesident-bodo-ramelow-865aa8f712b9085785e1a2cd88b5dd47

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