New Latvian commissioner has 'healthy euroscepticism'

The new Latvian Commissioner, Ingrida Udre, has declared herself to have a "healthy euroscepticism" as she is nominated in place of former foreign minister Sandra Kalniete.

Ms Udre campaigned on a eurosceptic ticket for the 2002 elections.

And her appointment has stirred up political turmoil in Latvia, where one of the coalition parties - the People's Party - has threatened to pull out of the government after Ms Kalniete was pushed aside.

Ms Udre herself comes from the Gr...

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