the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker considers that it is conceivable that the German Chancellor Angela Merkel to take care of your time as a German head of government has a role at the European level. This is Juncker the German Funke media group on Saturday said.
"I can't imagine that Angela Merkel will disappear into the woodwork." She was not only a person of respect, but a "love of the value of total work of art," he said. With a view to a possible EU-office, he added: "highly qualified, you would be." However, at the end of the parliamentary term in the UK until 2021.
His mandate ends in October
About a change of Merkel to Brussels will always be speculated. However, the German Chancellor has said, you seek no other political office. After the European elections end of may, Juncker's Post at the top of the EU is occupied-Commission, as well as the office of the great-grandson of Donald Tusk. Juncker maintained that the strongest party after the European election of the President of the Commission, or at least may suggest. "I'm a big fan of this top candidate model," he said.
The Luxembourg Christian Democrat, had decided against a second term. His mandate ends on 31 December. October. On the question of what he wanted to read about in the history books, he replied: "He has made a great effort." And he added: "Nice is the additional might still be: He has brought some things in order."
said To his plans, he, he was going to "to Express in writing - to what was, and what is happening currently". Speculation about a bad state of health, he rejected again.
may Also choose Juncker spoke about the upcoming European elections in the Mail. He expects, therefore, with a participation of great Britain. "The British are in all probability on the day of the European elections in the European Union. Then the EU Treaty, according to which EU citizens in all member States, the right applies to the European elections," said Juncker. "We can't punish citizens that it does not have to get the British, on the agreed date to withdraw."
The EU had to exit the UK last week, a new deadline for the EU up to 31. October given. Juncker, the called the lower house, the exit of the contract until then, but still agree. The British should use the time until the postponed exit-date "and not waste", said EU Commission chief. "Once the conclusion has to be that Brexit-Nagging." (roy/sda/afp)
Created: 20.04.2019, 04:01 PM