The lady assigned to head the EU Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, has promised to dispatch a “green arrangement for Europe”, in an offer for MEPs’ help.

Mrs von der Leyen set out her motivation in the European Parliament in front of a key decision on her appointment.

The active German safeguard clergyman needs a larger part to assume responsibility.

On Brexit, she said “I stand prepared for a further augmentation of the [UK] withdrawal date, should additional time be required for a valid justification”.

MEPs responded with a blend of acclaim and boos.

“Regardless the UK will remain our partner, our accomplice and our companion,” she stated, protecting the current withdrawal bargain, came to with Prime Minister Theresa May however dismissed by the UK Parliament, which the EU has promised not to revive.

The UK is at present booked to leave the EU on 31 October.

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In the event that she wins the vote in Strasbourg on Tuesday evening, she will supplant EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on 1 November. She is a middle right lawmaker near German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Mrs von der Leyen, 60, has been criticised in Germany over the armed forces’ persistent equipment shortages and what some consider to be her aloof management style.


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