Deputy Chief of Mission Kelly C. Degnan Visits San Marino for Captains Regent Ceremony and Bilateral Meetings
March 31 – April 1, 2016
On March 31 and April 1, 2016 DCM Kelly C. Degnan, accompanied by Consul General Abigail M. Rupp, paid her first visit to San Marino to attend the biannual Change of Captains Regent Ceremony and to have bilateral meetings. The U.S. delegation also included Rome Consul General John Tavenner.
The meeting with San Marino Minister of Foreign Affairs Pasquale Valentini provided an important opportunity to focus on important bilateral issues. They also had separate meetings with San Marino Minister for Finance Gian Carlo Capicchioni and San Marino Minister of Finances Marco Arzilli.
The following day, April 1, the delegation attended San Marino’s Investiture of the new Captains Regent Gian Nicola Berti and Massimo Andrea Ugolini. DCM Degnan, CG Rupp and all the accredited diplomatic and consular corps were received by the newly-elected Captains Regent.