US Ambassador appointed to Azerbaijan Mark Libby - welcome! We look forward to developing US-Azerbaijani relations and starting working towards sustainable and long-term peace in the region, US Embassy to Azerbaijan reports on its Facebook page.
Baku has not had a US ambassador since last summer.
"Welcome to Azerbaijan, Ambassador-designate Mark Libby. We look forward to getting to work to advance U.S.- Azerbaijani relations and work towards a durable and lasting peace in the region," the statement reads.