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China comments land EU's new budget commissioner in trouble

Jean-Claude Juncker probably had wanted to celebrate his European Commission's two-year anniversary differently.

But days before his team marked two years in office, the commission is dealing with the aftermath of an important member leaving, her successor taped making offensive remarks, and Juncker himself lambasting Belgian internal politics for the trouble it caused with the signing of an EU-Canada trade deal.

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