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Head of the Delegation received by President of the Republic of Azerbaijan


Ambassador Pierre Mayaudon, the new European Union Head of Delegation to Afghanistan, handed his credential this morning to the President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, H.E Muhammad Ashraf Ghani.

During the conversation that followed, Ambassador Pierre Mayaudon reaffirmed the European Union’s unstoppable commitment to strengthening its partnership with Afghanistan. He explained the strengthening of EU-Afghanistan relations by having an EU Ambassador in Kabul and a Special Envoy based in Brussels.

Alojz Peterle, Chief Observer of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Kosovo 2017 and Member of the European Parliament from Slovenia, officially launched the EU’s mission today.

Following an invitation from the President of Kosovo, the European Union (EU) has deployed an Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to observe the Municipal Elections, scheduled for 22 October, 2017. The EU EOM is led by Alojz Peterle, a member of the European Parliament from Slovenia. This will be the fourth EU EOM deployed to Kosovo.


Election observation is a vital EU activity aiming to promote democracy, human rights and the rule of law worldwide.