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By majority vote, the European Parliament (Tuesday, July 16, 2019) approved the appointment of German politician Ursula von Derlane as president of the European Commission.

The president of the European Parliament, David Sassouli, announced that 383 deputies (out of 747 deputies) voted for the appointment of the German politician, slightly exceeding the absolute majority required (374 votes).

The policy of Chancellor Angela Merkel, a Christian Democrat, could take over from November 1, replacing Jean-Claude Juncker.

Von der Line remained struggling until the last minute before the European Parliament's vote this evening to get the required majority of votes. She had delivered a promotional speech before noon today in Parliament. Von der Line has made big promises on climate neutrality, social support in Europe and support for European unity.

Circles in the Liberals bloc, the European Parliament had revealed before the vote von der Line, enjoyed considerable support among the members of the bloc.

By virtue of its new position, iPhone Deer Line can participate in defining European policies and priorities over the next five years. Von der Laine will lead more than 30,000 people working in the commission responsible for drafting laws and monitoring compliance with EU law, which will help to define the daily routine of more than 500 million Europeans.

M.S./A.JM (AFP, AFP)

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