The Greens/EFA group took the decision on 10 July to vote against the candidacy of Ursula von der Leyen, following a hearing with the Group in the European Parliament.

The German politician and the EU Council's chosen one to lead the EU executive through the next mandate held three back-to-back hearings with the Socialists and Democrats and the Liberals from the Renew Europe group and the Greens/EFA. Two other groups decided to discuss the matter further, and the Greens declared they would be...

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