Policy & History

Diplomatic Relations

Establishment of Diplomatic Relations, 1960.

Diplomatic relations were established on August 13, 1960, when the American Consul at Brazzaville, Alan W. Lukens, presented his letter of credence as Charge d’Affaires.

Establishment of the American Embassy in the Central African Republic, 1961.

Embassy Bangui was established on February 10, 1961, with Alan W. Lukens as resident Chargé d’Affaires ad interim.