Toivo Klaar appointed EU special representative for South Caucasus
The Council of the European Union has appointed Toivo Klaar as EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia, the EU press service said.
His task will be to contribute to a peaceful settlement of conflicts in the region, namely the crisis in Georgia and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, as well as to encourage regional cooperation.
Toivo Klaar succeeds Ambassador Herbert Salber, who had held the post since 8 July 2014.
Prior to this appointment, Toivo Klaar served as Head of the Central Asia Division at the European External Action Service (EEAS) and Head of the EU Monitoring Mission in Georgia.