Friday, November 20, 2009

Election Results for EU President and High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

EU Flag Herman van Rompuy of Belgium was elected as the first President of the European Council.  He is described as a "little-known Belgian federalist"

Baroness Catherine Ashton of the United Kingdom was elected as the first EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.

Click here to read more, including some background on why Tony Blair didn't get the presidency.

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http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/2009/11/eu-election-results.html

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