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Richard Monroe Miles, Ambassador to Georgia



Ambassador Miles (left) visits a Georgian border post in the north Caucasus mountains on the border with Russia. 
Shatili, Georgia: Ambassador Miles visits a Georgian border post in the north Caucasus mountains on the border with Russia with the Chief of the Georgian Border Guards, General Chkheidze; interpretor; Senator Fred Thompson (R-TN); Senator John McCain (R-AZ); and the Georgian National Security Advisor, Tedo Japaridze. (Photos by Dimitri Chikvaidze, courtesy U.S. Embassy Tbilisi.)  (Additional photos below.)

Ambassador Miles: Since I joined the Foreign Service 35 years ago, I have occasionally thought of doing other things in other walks of life, but, frankly, nothing I could imagine would ever have given me the satisfaction and the pure enjoyment which I have had as an American diplomat.

Hometown: Bakersfield, CA

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 Ambassador Miles and General Chkheidze  Ambassador Miles and his Traveling Party


Released on August 26, 2002

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