Peter Semneby EU Rep in Caucasus

A Swedish diplomat has been named as the European Union’s Special Representative for the South Caucasus.

Peter Semneby will work to improve contacts between Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia and the EU. He’ll also try to help solve the conflicts preventing development in the region following the fall of the Soviet Union.

The Swedish diplomat has earlier served as the head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe mission to Croatia.