Mariya Gabriel promised “dialogue and compromise”. (Photo: European Parliament)

Bulgarian commissioner fields easy questions at MEP hearing

Bulgaria's candidate for the European Commission sailed through a hearing at the European Parliament on Tuesday (20 June) as MEPs accepted her broad statements and promises without much criticism.

Members of the European Parliament's industry and culture committees held a common meeting to see if Mariya Gabriel, an outgoing MEP herself, is fit to become the EU commissioner for digital economy and society.

The 2.5-hour hearing saw Gabriel promising to involve the EU parliament, to ...

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