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5th Dec 2016

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Schulz wants to be group leader until EU top posts talks end

Ex-Spitzenkandidat Martin Schulz wants to be interim leader of the Social Democrats in the European Parliament until negotiations on the EU top posts end, an S&D spokeswoman told EUobserver. The group will elect its leader Wednesday. The largest delegation, from Italy, is upset about the move, souces say.

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