BRUSSELS, June 16 (KUNA) -- European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell , announced Tuesday senior appointments in the EU's foreign service known as European External Action Service (EEAS).
According to a statement released by Borrell's office, Patrick Simonnet has been nominated as Head of the EU Delegation (embassy) to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Sultanate of Oman.
He is currently Head of the EEAS Horn of Africa, East Africa Division and in the past served as EU's ambassador in Iraq.
Jose Sabadell has been nominated as Head of the EU Delegation to Libya. He is currently Director of Policy Planning in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain.
Christian Berger has been nominated as Head of the EU Delegation to Egypt. He is currently Head of the EU Delegation to Turkey. (end)