U.S. Embassy in the Central African Republic
U.S. Recognition of Central African Republican Independence, 1960.
The United States recognized the Central African Republic on August 13, 1960, in a congratulatory message from President Dwight D. Eisenhower to Prime Minister David Dacko. On that date, the independence of the Central African Republic from French Equatorial Africa was proclaimed.
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.See more