Vote Looms On Next EU Commission Chief As Cameron Raises Stakes

June 25, 2014 4:05 AM

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(EurActiv) — David Cameron has stepped up his campaign to block Jean-Claude Juncker from the European Commission Presidency, insisting that a vote takes place at this week’s EU summit in Brussels (26-27 June). EurActiv France reports.

The British Prime Minister wants EU countries to hold a vote on the next Commission President, even though Britain currently does not have a blocking minority in the European Council to stop Juncker.

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