22nd Oct 2016


US senate confirms new EU ambassador

US senators Wednesday confirmed Anthony Luzzatto Gardner as America's next ambassador to the EU. The 50-year-old lawyer and financier served on the US National Security Council in the 1990s, as well as doing a European Commission internship. He is listed as one of the top fundraisers for President Barack Obama.

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