BRUSSELS Aug 30 European Union leaders chose
Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk as the new president of their
Council on Saturday and Italian Foreign Minister Federica
Mogherini as the bloc's new foreign policy chief, outgoing
European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said.
"The European Council has elected PM Donald Tusk as the next
President of the European Council & Euro Summits," Van Rompuy
said on social media site Twitter.
"The European Council has appointed FM Federica Mogherini as
the next EU High Representative," he added.
(Reporting by Jan Strupczewski; Writing by Adrian Croft;
Editing by Alastair Macdonald)