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Merkel reportedly against Schulz as EU commissioner

06.06.14 @ 13:48

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German Chancellor Merkel is rejecting her centre-left coalition partner's request to have Martin Schulz as the next German EU commissioner, Spiegel reports. "Schulz as German commissioner is out of the question, the SPD has enough ministerial posts for a 25-percent-party," said Hans-Peter Freidrich, Bavarian member of Merkel's coalition.