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Juncker Commission takes office

EU News 441/2014

Brussels, 1 November 2014

Today the Juncker Commission is officially starting its term of office that will run until 31 October 2019.

On this occasion, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said: "Thanks to the democratic support of European citizens, the European Parliament and Heads of State and government, today the new Commission takes office. Now it's time to roll up the sleeves and get down to work. Europe's challenges cannot wait. As of today, my team and I will work hard to deliver Europe the new start we have promised. Together with a strong and experienced team I look forward to deliver for Europe during the next five years."

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