Merkel Reaffirms Juncker Is Center-right Candidate To Lead EU

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May 27, 2014 AT 8:41 AM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel reaffirmed on Tuesday that former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker was her center-right group's candidate to head the European Commission but acknowledged that no party had a majority. The Chancellor said there would have to be negotiations and a compromise, Speaking to reporters on arrival at an EU summit two days after the center-right topped the poll in European Parliament elections across the 28-nation bloc.