Mariya Gabriel has received the unanimous approval of the committees of culture, education and industry, research and energy in the European Parliament. Last night, the Bulgarian was heard as her candidate for EU Commissioner for Innovation and Youth.
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According to the writing of the Vienna daily "Standard", the press got the list with the names and posts of the new members of European Commission in which Hahn was due to hold the sector of internal affairs and migrations.
Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu said Thursday that it is hard to believe that Romania will manage to hold for the third time within the European Commission a portfolio that manages "many projects and very important funds", after having held two such positions consecutively. "Indeed, Romania has had extremely important portfolios in the last two Commission terms.
A former governor of Istanbul and a former police commissioner in the province were given jail terms on Feb. 9 for their links to Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ), state-run Anadolu Agency reported, citing an unnamed judicial source.
It remains “virtually impossible” for migrants to reach Europe in a “legal and safe way,” the EU Home Affairs Commissioner said