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EPP elects its lead candidate ahead of European elections
CNA - Maria Koniotou - Finland/Helsinki 08/11/2018 06:47

The European People’s Party (EPP) will elect today, during its Congress taking place in Helsinki, its candidate for the European Commission presidency.
Two men are in the running: the leader of the EPP in the European Parliament since 2014, Manfred Weber, and the Vice President of the European Investement Bank and  former Finnish Prime Minister, Alex Stubb. Voting for the election of the EPP’s lead candidate will take place from 1030 to 1200 (Eastern European Time) and the result will be announced at 1300.


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