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Angela Merkel: 'No drama' over Juncker EC president vote

Jean-Claude Juncker should become the next president of the European Commission - even if there is no unanimity over the issue, German chancellor Angela Merkel has said.

She told the German Parliament that a "qualified majority" of European leaders would be acceptable.

UK Prime Minister David Cameron says he will press the issue to a vote if Mr Juncker is nominated at an EU summit on Friday, but his position has little support.

The BBC's Europe editor Gavin Hewitt reports.

  • 26 Jun 2014
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