Skip to comments.Berlin optimistic following Juncker victory (European Union)
Posted on 07/17/2014 12:18:16 PM PDT by Olog-hai
After Jean-Claude Junckers election to the Commission Presidency in Strasbourg on Tuesday (15 July), excitement in Germany was felt across party lines.
(Its) A good sign for Europes capacity to act, German Chancellor Angela Merkel commented.
He will receive our total support, said the countrys Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. For the first time, European citizens have had direct influence on the appointment of the EU top joband they successfully asserted their choice, Steinmeier said optimistically.
Martin Schulz, the President of the European Parliament, spoke of a historic day for European Democracy.
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And if they can’t fool the people, they ram it down their throats either way. Remember what happened with the European Constitution referendums in France and the Netherlands? They didn’t get to vote on the Treaty of Lisbon, subsequently.
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