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EU economics commissioner to run for EP seat

02.12.13 @ 13:06


Olli Rehn, EU economics commissioner, is going to run for a seat in the European Parliament for the liberals in the May European elections. A commission spokesperson said she was sure Rehn had discussed the matter with commission president Barroso. "As things stand, it is business as usual," she said.


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