German MEP of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, in a letter to the leader of the Free Democratic Party of Germany (FDP), Christian Lindner, dismissed the nomination of current Vice-President Olli Rehn for the presidency of the European Commission and backed the former Prime Minister of Belgium, Guy Verhofstadt instead.

According to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA), in his letter to Lindner, Chatzimarkakis warned that “the ALDE’s candidate f...


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