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European Peoples' Party to draw 'profile' of next EU Commission President
EurActiv ^ | 12 October 2012 | Georgi Gotev

Posted on 10/12/2012 10:48:55 PM PDT by Olog-hai

The center-right European Peoples’ Party (EPP) will start sketching the 'profile' of the next European Commission President at its upcoming congress in Bucharest next week, its President Wilfried Martens told the press yesterday (11 October).

Martens, who is a former Belgian Prime minister and founding member of the EPP, met the press ahead of the political family’s “statutory” congress to be held in Bucharest on 17-18 October, just ahead of the 18-19 EU summit. The statutory meeting, held once every three years, elects a new leadership and updates the party platform.

Martens explained that for the election of the next Commission President, the EPP will proceed in two stages. The first will be to agree on the profile of the candidate, and the second on the procedure of the election.

“We will work on the profile of our candidate; that’s the first phase. And evidently, we have to discuss it at our congress in Bucharest; we have to discuss it also with our heads of state and of government. That will take some time; we cannot improvise it,” Martens said. …

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Well, who else will do it? The President of the European Commission is not elected by the people, but appointed. Vladimir Bukovsky sure got it right when he compared the EU’s government to that of the USSR.
1 posted on 10/12/2012 10:49:02 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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World government at it’s best and then they pat themselves on the back with an empty nobel prize for thier accomplishments. Slavery has a new name EU. What we see over there is a model for what our commie friends would like to do here.

2 posted on 10/13/2012 5:06:41 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (bb)
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