Europe Chooses a President

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Stratfor (20 Nov 09)

More than eight years after the idea was first mooted, Europe has finally got a President. Leaders of the 27 members of the European Union (EU) picked Herman Van Rompuy, the Belgian prime minister, as their choice for the post, late on Thursday evening. Baroness Catherine Ashton, currently the EU’s trade commissioner, was nominated High Representative for Foreign Policy, another new charge.

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