Friday

18th Aug 2017

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Van Rompuy to meet EP groups

EU council chief Herman Van Rompuy Thursday will meet the main groups in the European Parliament separately, in order to feel out the support for EU commission president hopeful Jean-Claude Juncker. EU leaders have not yet decided whether to nominate Juncker, who will also need a majority in the Parliament.

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