Ursula von der Leyen met on 8 July with Ska Keller and Philippe Lamberts, the co-chairs of the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament, as she tries to secure wider support in the European Parliament ahead of next week's vote on her Commission president candidacy by talking with senior MEPs.

During their meeting, they set as conditions for her election a genuine commitment to climate protection, sea rescue in the Mediterranean and a revamping of the lead candidate election process.


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