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European Commission approves draft list of commissioners

European Commission approves draft list
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President-elect Ursula von der Leyen today gave her agreement to the draft list of Commissioners-designate provided to her by the Council of the European Union.

Report informs citing the Interfax that it is stated in the communique provided by the press service of the EC.

Tomorrow von der Leyen is expected to officially announce the distribution of portfolios among EC members and how she is going to organize the work of the next European Commission.

The European Commission is expected to replace High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of theEuropean Commission Federica Mogherini,, on the candidate from Spain Josep Borrell.

It is also noted that Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement, will continue to serve a second term.

The new composition of the EC includes 27 countries without the UK.

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