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Alan E. Eyre

Persian Language Spokesperson

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WHITE HOUSE TIES OF NIAC, U.S. PRO-IRANIAN REGIME "LOBBY", INCREASINGLY QUESTIONED

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As well, Alan Eyre, the State Department's only Farsi-speaking spokesperson, addressed the 2011 NIAC Leadership Conference and spoke of "partnering" with NIAC and other Iranian-American organizations in order to reach out to its expatriate community.


Alan Eyre | WWEC

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Alan Eyre
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Diplomacy Department of State Since September 2016 Mr. Eyre has been the Director of the Office of Middle East and Asia for the State Department's Bureau of Energy Affairs. In this position he is responsible for ensuring energy considerations infuse and inform U.S. foreign policy. Since joining the State Department in 1998 Mr. Eyre's major professional focus has been on Iran. He is a fluent Persian linguist, having been awarded the State Department's "Linguist of the Year" Award for his work in the Persian language on Iran, and is widely acknowledged as one of the U.S. Government's foremost experts on Iran. From 2010 to 2016 he served as the State Department's first Persian Language Spokesperson, explaining U.S. Government positions and policies to Persian-language media. From 2009 to 2015 he was a member of the U.S. Government team involved in the nuclear negotiations with Iran that led to the July 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear agreement with Iran. Mr. Eyre has served in Nigeria, Syria, the United Arab Emirates (twice), Azerbaijan, and the United Kingdom, in addition to shorter temporary assignments in Iraq and Afghanistan. In addition to Persian-Farsi and Persian Dari, he also speaks (some) Arabic and Azeri. Prior to entering the State Department Mr. Eyre both served in the military and worked as a civilian for the Department of Defense.


Conference | WWEC

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Alan Eyre, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Diplomacy, Department of State
Alan Eyre, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Diplomacy, Department of State Since September 2016 Mr. Eyre has been the Director of the Office of Middle East and Asia for the State Department's Bureau of Energy Affairs. In this position he is responsible for ensuring energy considerations infuse and inform U.S. foreign policy. More>>


Is China's Diplomats' Refusal to Learn English an Actual Problem? | The Undergraduate Times

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And although the New Republic article argues that multilingualism in American politics is discouraged because it is seen as "un-American," fluency in a foreign language can greatly enhance professional efficacy - just ask Alan Eyre, the Persian language spokesperson for the State Department who has grown immensely popular in Iran.
Eyre believes his fluency in Persian and interest in Iranian poetry have helped Iranians warm up to him (and the United States) "because I have shown there are American diplomats who have real love for Iran, love for the culture, love for the language."


The Swamp Dwellers - The National Security Roundtable

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Similarly, Alan Eyre, the State Department's Persian-language spokesperson regularly participated as a keynote speaker at the NIAC conferences and, even more amazingly, the State Department and U.S. embassy in Jeddah organized a series of speeches for Trita Parsi in Saudi Arabia about U.S.-Iran relations.


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