Blunt named as Britain's first ambassador to Kosovo

LONDON Wed Feb 20, 2008 3:47pm GMT

David Blunt is seen in an undated handout photo. The government appointed Blunt as its ambassador to Kosovo on Wednesday, formalising diplomatic relations just three days after Kosovo declared independence from Serbia. REUTERS/British Office in Pristina/Handout

David Blunt is seen in an undated handout photo. The government appointed Blunt as its ambassador to Kosovo on Wednesday, formalising diplomatic relations just three days after Kosovo declared independence from Serbia.

Credit: Reuters/British Office in Pristina/Handout

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LONDON (Reuters) - The government appointed David Blunt as its ambassador to Kosovo on Wednesday, formalising diplomatic relations just three days after Kosovo declared independence from Serbia.

Blunt has worked for the British Foreign Office since 1978 and has been head of the British office in Pristina -- now the British embassy -- since January 2006.

(Reporting by Kate Kelland; Editing by Alison Williams)

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