Dutch ambassador appointed to senior EU post

5th August 2011, Comments 0 comments

Dutch Ambassador to Kazakhstan Frans Potuyt has been appointed to a senior foreign policy post in the European Union.

Mr Potuyt will be responsible for security issues under EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton.

Ambassador Potuyt was appointed to the post because of his extensive experience with security issues in Lebanon, the Balkans, the Palestinian territories and Afghanistan.


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