The U.S. Ambassador to Turkey
James Jeffrey can be changed in mid-2010. He will replace his colleague in Iraq. CNN Turk television channel quoted to American sources.
According to Turkish media outlets, the new head of the U.S. diplomatic mission in Ankara may become the U.S. Deputy Ambassador to Kabul Francis Ricciardone. According to CNN Turk, Change of ambassador happens in a very sensitive moment in Turkey's relations with the United States. Tension between the two strategic allies occurred after the adoption of resolution recognizing the so-called "Armenian genocide" by the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs in March.