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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker rules out second term

Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, said on Saturday he will not run for another term.

The 62-year-old told German public radio Deutschlandfunk that looking back at 2014, when he became president, he had a good campaign at the time.

But he said "there will not be a second (campaign), because I will not run again".

The former prime minister of Luxembourg is set to serve his term until 2019.

The European Commission is the executive branch of the European Union.



From Belfast Telegraph