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European Parliament approves appointment of Bulgaria’s Maria Gabriel as European Commissioner

European Parliament approves appointment of Bulgaria’s Maria Gabriel as European Commissioner
In a secret ballot vote in the European Parliament on July 4, MEPs approved the appointment of Bulgaria’s Maria Gabriel as European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society.

Out of 683 MEPs, a total of 517 voted in favour, surpassing the threshold of two-thirds support required for approval of the appointment.

There were 77 votes against and 89 abstentions./IBNA

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