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On third day of talks to name new EU leadership, V4 doubles down on opposition to Timmermans

Radio Prague |
3 July 2019

After failing to reach a decision during over 18 hours of talks on Sunday and Monday, EU leaders reconvened in Brussels to try to agree who should lead the bloc's institutions for the coming five years. Dutch socialist Frans Timmermans, a frontrunner for European Commission president, faced strong opposition from the Czech Republic and fellow Visegrad Four states.