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Ambassador Imad Moustapha left his position in early 2012 after being investigated by the FBI for his alleged role in spying on Syrian Americans. He moved his family to take a post as Ambassador to China. There is not replacement yet.

His Excellency

Imad Moustapha

Ambassador of Syria to the United States


EMBASSY: Embassy of Syria
2215 Wyoming Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20008

Phone: (202) 232-6313
Fax: (202) 234-9548

His Excellency

Bashar Ja’afari

Ambassador of Syria to the United Nations


EMBASSY: The Permanent Mission of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations:
820 2nd Ave., 15th fl.
New York, NY 10017

Phone: (212) 661-1313
Fax: (212) 983-4439


On October 24, 2011, Ford was recalled from Syria due to what the State Department described as “credible threats” to his safety.

His Excellency

Robert Stephen Ford

United States Ambassador to Syria 



EMBASSY: Embassy of the United States of America
Abou Roumaneh, 2 Al Mansour Street
P.O. Box 29
Damascus, Syria

Phone: 3391-4444
Fax: 3391-3999