On March 5th the USRCC hosted the Reception and Dinner honoring Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering. The event was held in Four Seasons Hotel in Houston, TX.
 
Ambassador Pickering served as Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1997-2000) and as U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation, India, Israel, El Salvador, Nigeria, and Jordan. He also was the U.S. Ambassador and Representative to the United Nations in New York, where he led the U.S. effort to build a coalition in the UN Security Council during and after the first Gulf War.

Ambassador Pickering addressed to more than 120 guests on the future course of the U.S.-Russian bilateral relations and the importance of developing further cooperation between the U.S. and Russia.

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