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Juncker may get the job despite British opposition, says Merkel

03.06.14 @ 09:27

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday she was seeking "the necessary majority" and the "highest level of consensus" among fellow EU leaders for Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next EU commission president. This suggests she would go ahead despite British opposition, as the UK alone cannot block Juncker.