STUTTGART / BRUSSELS (Dow Jones) – The turmoil at the election of the new EU Commission and the associated change of Baden-Württemberg Minister President Günther Oettinger (CDU) as EU Commissioner in Brussels do not stop. (Photo: ddp)
The parliamentarians demanded Commission President José Manuel Barroso, more participation rights and threatened to postpone the vote on 9 To burst of February, reported the "Stuttgarter Nachrichten" (SN – Monday’s edition for details). Then would the election on the 24th or 25 February move.
After switching off the Bulgarian Commission candidate and the Displacement of the Commission’s choice of 26 January to 9 Was February we assumed that the new EU Commission on this day Parliament in Strasbourg is chosen. Well, there is real "new Doubt, "it said.
"We want to be no decals, but the political Process can actively shape, "said the head of the CDU-National Group in the European Parliament, Rainer Wieland, of the newspaper. Parliamentarians require Barroso to sign a so-called interinstitutional agreement. "Before they did not Barroso has signed, there will be no vote on the Commission ", Wieland said.
According to the newspaper will be Barroso at various Government of the EU member states, including at Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU), on the attitude of parliamentarians have complained. "We get calls from the capitals, we should give up our resistance, "said the MEP Inge Gräßle (CDU), the "Stuttgarter Nachrichten". It’ll go, but "to Key issues, "said Gräßle. The Commission was" a Angsthasen Association.
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