New EU envoy to US presents credentials

De Almeida "first" EU ambassador under Lisbon

João Vale de Almeida yesterday (10 August) presented Barack Obama, the president of the United States, with his credentials as the EU’s new envoy in Washington, according to a White House press release. Vale de Almeida, who is Portuguese, had been head of the private office of José Manuel Barroso, the European Commission president, since 2004.

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