Virtual credentials ceremony for Finnish, Greek, Kenyan, Ethiopian, Djiboutian Namibian and Australian ambassadors


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Feb 20, 2019

President Luis Abinader received on Tuesday, 2 March 2021 the credentials of two ambassadors to European Union countries of Finland and Greece, four ambassadors to countries in Africa (Kenya, Ethiopia, Namibia and Djibouti) and the ambassador for Australia. Many of these ambassadors have been in active service but had not officially presented their credentials because of the pandemic. For the first time, the credentials were presented during a virtual conference held from the Presidential Palace.

Finnish ambassador Ikonen Pertti described the ceremony as “very efficient.” He tweeted: “Very efficient virtual ceremony with the President of the Dominican Republic, President Luis Abinader.” A lawyer and career officer, Ikonen is the roving ambassador to the Caribbean for Finland. Before his appointment to the Dominican Republic he was ambassador of...

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