Social Democrat Leaders Back Juncker For EU Commission: Gabriel

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June 21, 2014 AT 4:34 AM
German Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said on Saturday, leading Social Democrats of European states meeting in Paris agreed to back Luxembourg conservative Jean-Claude Juncker to become European Commission president but said they expected other top EU jobs to go to their party allies. According to EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT PRESIDENT AND CENTRE-LEFT'S CANDIDATE TO LEAD EUROPEAN COMMISSION, MARTIN SCHULZ, the rules of who gets the seat are clear.