European Commission

Brussels admits multinationals’ foul play

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen acknowledged that there is problem with the pricing policies adopted by multinational companies in the European Union in her reply that was published on Friday to a letter sent by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on this issue before the European Parliament elections on June 6-9.

Positive response from von der Leyen to Mitsotakis’ initiative for lower prices on multinational products

The response from the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ intervention for measures against the unfair practices of multinationals, which result in the same or similar products being sold at different prices in EU countries, is absolutely positive.

EU Leaders Back von der Leyen for Second Term

EU leaders have nominated German Ursula von der Leyen for a second five-year term as president of the European Commission. At the Brussels summit, which concluded last night, they also selected Portugal's Antonio Costa as president of the European Council, and Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas will serve as the EU's new high representative for foreign policy.

Mitsotakis optimistic about EU top jobs deal

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis stated that three political "families" have agreed to propose Ursula von der Leyen for President of the European Commission, António Costa for President of the European Council, and Kaja Kallas for the position of High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs, upon his arrival at the European Council leaders summit in Brussels on Thursday.

EU leaders break off talks on top job nominees without result

Leaders of European Union countries reached no final agreement on candidates for the bloc's top jobs Monday, but several praised the record of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, and she appeared on track to secure their endorsement later this month for a second term in office.

Greek PM says he will support Von der Leyen in second term as EU Commission president

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told reporters on Monday he would support a second term for Ursula von der Leyen as EU Commission president, before an informal meeting where EU leaders will debate the line-up in top EU jobs after EU parliament elections.