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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.

EC president welcomes Greek PM’s intervention on unfair trade practices

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has welcomed a request by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for measures to help curb unfair trade practices by multinationals that result in the same products being sold at different prices in different member-states. 

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.

Von der Leyen, Costa, Kallas endorsed for the EU’s top jobs. Here’s who they are and what they do

Following the elections for EU Parliament, European Union leaders have agreed on the officials who will hold the key positions in the world's biggest trading bloc in the coming years for issues ranging from antitrust investigations to foreign policy.

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.

EU leaders see top jobs deal returning von der Leyen by end June

From right, Luxembourg's Prime Minister Luc Frieden, Portugal's Prime Minister Luis Montenegro, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Finland's Prime Minister Petteri Orpo, Croatia's Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic and Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban attend a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Monday, June 17, 2024.