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Michel Barnier

World news about “Michel Barnier” published by euronews.

07/03 15:24 CET

EPP choses Jean-Claude Juncker to run for European Commission president

EPP choses Jean-Claude Juncker to run for European Commission president

The European People's Party has chosen Jean-Claude Juncker as its candidate to run for European Commission president. Juncker was backed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her Christian Democrats. He beat French rival Michel Barnier, the EU's financial services chief, by…