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A Guide to the United States' History of Recognition, Diplomatic, and Consular Relations, by Country, since 1776: Comoros

Summary

The United States recognized the Republic of the Comoros on August 15, 1977, when the United States and the Comorian Republic issued a joint communiqué that announced the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Modern Flag of Comoros

Modern Flag of Comoros

Recognition

U.S. Recognition of Comoros, 1977.

The United States recognized the Republic of the Comoros on August 15, 1977, when the United States and the Comorian Republic issued a joint communiqué that announced the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Diplomatic Relations

Establishment of Diplomatic Relations, 1977.

Diplomatic relations were established on August 15, 1977, when United States and the Comorian Republic issued a joint communiqué that announced the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The first American Charge d’Affaires ad interim to the Republic of the Comoros, Robert S. Barrett IV, presented his credentials to Foreign Minister Mouzawior Abdallah on August 16, 1977. Barrett was also Charge d’Affairs ad interim and resident at Antananarivo, Madagascar.

Establishment of the American Embassy in Comoros, 1985.

The American Embassy at Moroni was established on August 26, 1985, with Edward Brynn as Chargé d'Affaires ad interim.

Closure of the American Embassy in Comoros, 1993.

The American Embassy at Moroni was closed on September 30, 1993. Subsequent American Ambassadors to Comoros also have been accredited to Mauritius, and resident at Port Louis. On March 6, 2006, responsibilities for Comoros were transferred from Embassy Port Louis to Embassy Antananarivo.

Resources

  • Department of State Country Fact Sheet: Comoros
  • Department of State Country Information: Comoros

Resources

  • Comoros in World Wide Diplomatic Archives Index