EU special rep. for South Caucasus to visit Azerbaijan

  25 January 2018    Read: 1516
EU special rep. for South Caucasus to visit Azerbaijan

The EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia, Toivo Klaar, will visit Azerbaijan next month, an EU spokesperson told


"But no dates confirmed so far," the spokesperson added.

In Baku, Klaar is expected to hold several high-level meetings. Presently, Klaar is on a business trip to Georgia.

Toivo Klaar was appointed to this post in 2017 and succeeded Ambassador Herbert.

EU Special Representatives promote the EU's policies and interests in certain regions and countries as well as issues of particular concern or interest for the EU. They play an active role in efforts to consolidate peace, stability and the rule of law. The first EU Special Representatives were appointed in 1996. Currently, eight EU Special Representatives support the work of the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini.

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