Josep Borrell Fontelles
Event date: 03/07/2019
On 2 July 2019, Josep Borrell Fontelles was nominated by the European Council to be appointed as High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.
He is a Spanish politician. A member of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party, he assumed office as Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation in June 2018.
He was the President of the European Parliament from 20 July 2004 until 16 January 2007.