Vienna, 31 August 2010 Press release

Foreign Ministry: Council of Ministers decides on appointment to a leading position abroad

Vienna, 31 August 2010 – Upon a request by Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger, the Council of Ministers decided during today’s session to place Dr. Michael Schwarzinger at head of the Austrian Embassy in Bucharest.

Dr. Schwarzinger was entrusted with the said position after the required agrément was accorded by the host state, and the letter of appointment was issued by the Austrian Federal President.

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