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Romania will propose EU lawmaker Muresan as new commissioner

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Romania will propose EU lawmaker Muresan as new commissioner
FILE PHOTO: France's member of the European Parliament Nadine Morano (L) gestures as she attends a voting session besides fellow MEP Siegfried Muresan of Romania, at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, October 8, 2015. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler   -   Copyright  Vincent Kessler(Reuters)
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BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Romania’s new centrist government will propose European lawmaker Siegfried Muresan as its Commissioner in the EU’s new executive, the ruling National Liberal Party officials said on Tuesday.

“A letter to Brussels will be sent later today or early on Wednesday,” said one senior official with knowledge of the nomination process. Another told Reuters: “It’s been agreed that Muresan is Romania’s proposal.”

(Reporting by Radu Marinas; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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