10 octombrie 2019

Von der Leyen says EU must move swiftly to install new Commission


Forget a two-speed Europe: Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen is now pleading for a high-speed Europe.After members of the European Parliament on Thursday rejected von der Leyen's French nominee for the new Commission , casting doubt on her ability to take office as scheduled on November 1, von der Leyen said the EU must "speed up the process." But she did not explain how.Sylvie Goulard, the French nominee intended to oversee the EU's single market as well as industrial and defense [...]