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EU appoints new ambassador to Ukraine

Estonian Matti Maasikas is replacing French Hugues Mingarelli.

EU appoints new ambassador to Ukraine
Matti Maasikas
Photo: Estonian Foreign Ministry

Estonian diplomat Matti Maasikas has been appointed head of the EU Delegation to Ukraine, according to Interfax-Ukraine.

He is currently Estonia's deputy foreign minister for the EU.

Maasikas will replace French diplomat Hugues Mingarelli who had headed the EU Delegation since 2016.

Maasikas headed Estonia's representative office in the EU from 2011 to 2016.

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