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5th Dec 2016

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Merkel: Van Rompuy to negotiate 'in cooperation' with Juncker

"Today we will discuss how we will consult with the European Parliament and give Herman Van Rompuy a mandate to do this, of course in cooperation with Jean-Claude Juncker, who was nominated by the EP to lead consultations," German Chancellor Angela Merkel said when heading into the EU leaders' summit.

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