Jean-Claude Juncker elected as President of the EU Commission
Today, the European Parliament has elected Jean-Claude Juncker as the next President of the European Commission. The Luxembourgish candidate has been elected by the 422 votes on 729 votes. In November 2014, he will succeed Jose Manuel Barroso.
Jean-Claude Juncker is a well known politician. Lawyer of origin, he served for almost twenty years as Prime Minister of Luxembourg.
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