High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy facts for kids
The High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy is a position created by the Treaty of Lisbon, starting December 1, 2009. The position is part of the European Commission. The first person to be appointed is Cathy Ashton, Baroness Ashton of Upholland. Today it's Federica Mogherini.
The job is sometimes known casually a "the European Foreign Minister" but this is not correct because she is not a member of any government.
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