Margaritis Schinas, who was nominated to serve as a European Commission vice president "for protecting our European way of life" by EC President-elect Ursula von der Leyen earlier this week. has been lauded by Politico as "one of the most prominent and well-liked members of von der Leyen's new team."
Among others, there's former Hungarian Minister of Justice Lszl Trcsnyi, who will be appointed new European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, replacing Johannes Hahn on that position.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker won't attend the G7 summit in France for health reasons, an EC spokeswoman said today, quoted by Reuters and BTA.
Commission spokesperson said Juncker had a successful and an urgent cholecystectomy over the weekend and doctors advised him not to take a trip.