European Commission President Juncker to have aneurysm surgery on 11 November

  31 October 2019    Read: 516
European Commission President Juncker to have aneurysm surgery on 11 November

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is to undergo aneurysm surgery on 11 November, aides were reported as saying, AzVision.az reports citing Sputnik.

The politician was expected to retire on Friday, however, the shift was postponed because his successor Ursula von der Leyen failed to win support in the European Parliament.

Note that Luxembourg politician Jean-Claude Juncker (64) has been President of the European Commission since 2014. He served as the 23rd Prime Minister of Luxembourg from 1995 to 2013 and was also the Minister for Finances from 1989 to 2009.

 


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