New European Commission President

The European Union announced its nomination of Jacques Santer, the prime minister of Luxembourg to succeed retiring European Commission… read more

The European Union announced its nomination of Jacques Santer, the prime minister of Luxembourg to succeed retiring European Commission President Jacques Delors. Last month at a European Union meeting on the Greek island of Corfu union members were unable to reach consensus on a candidate. At that time, the candidate favored by 11 of the 12 EU members was Jean Luc Dehaene, the Belgian prime minister. However, his nomination was vetoed by British Prime Minister John Major. close

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New European Commission President

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Program ID:
58749-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
News Conference
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Jul 20, 1994 | 4:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jul 24, 1994 | 2:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jul 20, 1994 | 4:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 24, 1994 | 2:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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