A ‘Merkel-Macron deal’? Europe reacts to the Council’s nominations for EU leadership
Open Europe looks at some of the press reactions to the European Council's nominations for the next EU leadership positions on 2 July.
This article provides a brief overview of how the press in selected member states reacted to these choices.
Most of the analysis and commentary focuses specifically on the choices relating to politicians from their countries, and the impact of their nominations in EU jobs for domestic politics.
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