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Spanish ambassador to the United States to address BYU students Oct. 29

His Excellency Jorge Dezcallar de Mazarredo, Spanish ambassador to the United States, will address “Spain-U.S. Relations” at a Brigham Young University David M. Kennedy Center lecture Thursday, Oct. 29, at 11 a.m. in B92 Joseph F. Smith Building.

De Mazarredo was appointed ambassador in 2008 following a long career in the Foreign Service that began in 1971. He previously served as general secretary of the International Strategy Council of Repsol, ambassador to the Holy See and the Sovereign and Military Order of Malta and director of the National Center of Intelligence.

Previously, de Mazarredo served in various postings in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including special mission ambassador for foreign policy and common security, general director of political affairs , general director of foreign policy for Africa and the Middle East and deputy general director of North Africa and the Near and Middle East.

De Mazarredo received degrees in law and in international studies from the Diplomatic School in Spain.

This lecture will be archived online. For more information on events sponsored by the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, see the calendar online at kennedy.byu.edu.

For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652.

Writer: Ricardo Castro

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