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ChatGPT | Round 2! Von der Leyen, Meloni and the battle for Brussels 4 top jobs
"No one is telling us: 'you are fucked,'" an EPP official close to von der Leyen said.
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Officials stressed the chances of Belloni getting that [EEAS] role seem slim as Meloni appears more interested in an economic portfolio and it is important that someone from the eastern part of the bloc gets one of the EU's top jobs.
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If EU leaders approve the top jobs package next week and the European Parliament backs von der Leyen in mid-July, the new European Commission is set to be installed around November 1.
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auswaertiges-amt.de | "Shying away isn't going to save us" - Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock in an interview with the Handelsblatt newspaper (31.05.24)
Question: You are considered one of the most China-critical voices in the Federal Government. You once called the Chinese President and Party Head Xi Jinping a dictator. Why? It's surely not going to make the Chinese leadership any easier to deal with.
Baerbock: You need a range of registers for good diplomacy—to be able to act quietly behind closed doors but also not paint too rosy a picture all the time in public. No one takes you seriously otherwise. You need to hear, to listen, but also make yourself heard.
Question: Shows of strength are something you need to be able to afford. The German economy is stagnating so the tough line isn't achieving much.
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