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By Bilal Hafeez 23-07-2019
In: podcasts | Europe

Germany’s von der Leyen Takes Up Key Leadership Role (FT News in Focus, 12 min listen)

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(You can listen to the podcast by clicking here) Ursula von der Leyen will replace Jean-Claude Juncker as European Commission (EC) President on the 1st of November. Her selection was a surprise and was helped by French President Macron. As a candidate from the centre right, Von der Leyen will need to get support from greens and centre left MEPs from across Europe, so she is expected to propose significant climate change policies. Her most pressing…

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