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The European Council appoints new Commission

Brussels, 28/11/2019 - 17:25, UNIQUE ID: 191129_1
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EU News 216/2019

The European Council today appointed by written procedure the new Commission for the period from 1 December 2019 to 31 October 2024.

The new President of the Commission will be Ursula von der Leyen (Germany) and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy will be Josep Borrell (Spain), who will also be one of the Vice-Presidents of the Commission (Article 18(4) TEU).

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