Thursday

26th May 2016

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Commissioners have to be 'as flexible as fooballers'

The next EU commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, is currently consulting existing commissioners on what portfolios they prefer. Asked about this, energy commissioner Guenther Oettinger said in a press conference that "one has to be flexible, like footballers. You can't say you only want to be a goalkeeper or a midfielder."

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