New Zealand Embassy & Mission to the European Union, Brussels, Belgium

Ambassador presents credentials to the European Council

Ambassador Vangelis Vitalis presents his credentials to the President of the European Council, Hermann van Rompuy

On 15 November, recently arrived Ambassador, Vangelis Vitalis, presented his credentials to the President of the European Council, Hermann van Rompuy. The ceremony included a discussion with President van Rompuy on a range of topics, including: the recent announcement that the EU and New Zealand would negotiate a Framework Agreement; New Zealand's enduring interest in an FTA with the EU; the evolving nature of Asia-Pacific regional architecture and Eurozone-related matters.

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