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Juncker says Merkel gave him guarantees for top job

12.05.14 @ 09:22

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Asked by Bild am Sonntag if Chancellor Merkel gave him any firm confirmation he will become EU commission chief if the centre-right wins the elections, EPP top candidate Jean-Claude Juncker said: "Yes, I got that. Voters would be discouraged from going to the next EU elections if it didn't happen."