Greece’s Lambrinidis nominated to head EU’s delegation to US


Stavros Lambrinidis has been nominated to head the European Union delegation to the US.

The announcement of the nomination of Lambrinidis, who currently serves as EU Special Representative for Human Rights, was made on Thursday by Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. 

Lambrinidis, 56, served as foreign minister in the government of George Papandreou in 2011.

In the past he also served as vice president of the European Parliament and director general of the International Olympic Truce Center.