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EU deepens ties with ASEAN, appoints new envoys

  • Veeramalla Anjaiah

    THE JAKARTA POST

JAKARTA   /   Fri, February 13 2009   /  10:34 am
New envoys: Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Surin Pitsuwan (second right) poses with new ambassadors (from left) to ASEAN – Baron Paul von Maltzahn (Germany), Julian Wilson (Head of the European Commission Delegation to Indonesia) and Pavel Rezac (Czech Republic) – during a ceremony at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta on Thursday. The three Jakarta-based ambassadors submitted their letters of appointment to Surin on Thursday. (Courtesy of The Delegation of The EC to Indonesia)

New envoys: Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Surin Pitsuwan (second right) poses with new ambassadors (from left) to ASEAN – Baron Paul von Maltzahn (Germany), Julian Wilson (Head of the European Commission Delegation to Indonesia) and Pavel Rezac (Czech Republic) – during a ceremony at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta on Thursday. The three Jakarta-based ambassadors submitted their letters of appointment to Surin on Thursday. (Courtesy of The Delegation of The EC to Indonesia) The European Union (EU), the world’s most powerful regional organization, Thursday said all its 27 member countries and its executive arm European Commission (EC) will appoint ambassadors to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to strengthen relations between the two regional bodies. “To deepen diplomatic relations, ambassadors from all 27 ...