EU Leaders Aim for Quick Decision on New Bloc Executive amid Challenging Times

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz expressed confidence that the European Union would swiftly agree on the next head of the bloc executive. Scholz emphasized the urgency of the decision, considering the continent's challenging times, during a meeting of EU leaders in Brussels.


Reuters | Berlin | Updated: 17-06-2024 21:44 IST | Created: 17-06-2024 21:44 IST
EU Leaders Aim for Quick Decision on New Bloc Executive amid Challenging Times
Olaf Scholz
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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Monday he was certain the European Union would be able to agree quickly on the next head of the bloc executive, and that this was necessary as the continent was going through difficult times.

"Given that the political platform that has so far supported President (von der Leyen) in parliament once again has a majority, I believe it will be possible to find a sensible solution quickly," Scholz told reporters upon arriving at a meeting of EU leaders in Brussels.

"It is important for a decision to be made quickly, because we are living in difficult times and it is important to know what the future holds for Europe."

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