European People's Party

President Iohannis attends informal meeting of European Council; talks on leading positions of European institutions to continue

AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: The European leaders who participated in the informal meeting of the European Council, including President Klaus Iohannis, started on Tuesday the discussions aimed to reach an agreement on the takeover of the leadership positions of the European Union institutions.

EPP's Manfred Weber lays down priorities

As Europeans elect a new European Parliament, Manfred Weber, the chairman of the European People's Party (EPP) and lead EPP candidate for the presidency of the European Commission, tells Kathimerini that tighter border security, combating terrorism, streamlining the European Union and boosting employment are among his top priorities if elected.