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…and by more than 1000 people on Facebook!

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Our Campaign IN THE MEDIA

The Wall Street Journal (World): “Election Over, Europe Launches a Turf War “The WSJ mentions the position of the European Federalist Party against a “EU Coup d’état”: http://online.wsj.com/articles/europe-launches-a-turf-war-to-decide-who-will-lead-commission-1401396431

The Parliament Magazine (Europe):  “Juncker appointment ensures first ‘democratically legitimate’ EU” : https://www.theparliamentmagazine.eu/articles/news/juncker-appointment-ensures-first-democratically-legitimate-eu

Euronews (Europe/World): European Council President Herman Van Rompuy struggles to reply to the question asked by Pietro De Matteis (co-President of the European Federalist Party) about the next European Commission President on Euronews. Pietro replies presenting our initiative: Respect our vote!

L’Indro (Italy): Interview with Pietro De Matteis: “Le richieste dell’iniziativa europea: rispettate il nostro voto”  http://www.lindro.it/politica/2014-06-25/132388-le-richieste-delliniziativa-europea-rispettate-il-nostro-voto

Project for Democratic Union:  Why are Eurosceptics opposed to European democracy? http://www.democraticunion.eu/2014/06/eurosceptics-opposed-european-democracy/

Edmark Information Sweden (Sweden): Interview with Pietro De Matteis: “To appoint Juncker is a question of democracy”  http://www.edmarkinformation.se/index.php/nyheter2/33-to-appoint-juncker-a-question-of-democracy.

European Federalist Party: Press Release http://federalistparty.eu/blog/2014/05/29/eu-coup-detat/

Statement on the result of the European Council of 27 June 2014: “A new democracy was born: Jean-Claude Juncker is the 1st elected Commission President” http://federalistparty.eu/blog/2014/06/27/a-new-democracy/

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Personalities who openly supported Juncker as the winner of the European Elections and as the next legitimate European Commission President

(send us more quotes or add yours by writing us via e-mail).

Alexis Tsipras, Leader of the Coalition of the Radical Left and Candidate for the position of European Commission President

“EU leaders should respect citizens’ choice”

Source: http://www.euractiv.com/sections/eu-elections-2014/eu-leaders-should-respect-citizens-choice-says-tsipras-302517

Angela Merkel, German Chancellor

I have said that for me Jean-Claude Juncker is the candidate for the office of Commission president and that I want to have him as the Commission president.”

Source: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/10/us-eu-germany-juncker-idUSKBN0EL0RD20140610

Martin Schulz, former President of the European Parliament and Candidate for the position of European Commission President

Martin Schulz told the online portal of Der Spiegel on Wednesday that his election rival Jean-Claude Juncker should take up the job of European Commission president.

Source:

http://www.dw.de/eu-rival-schulz-issues-support-for-juncker-presidency/a-17680689

Enda Kenny, former Minister for Tourism and Trade, Ireland

Taoiseach supports Juncker for EC president

Source:

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/europe/taoiseach-supports-juncker-for-ec-president-1.1811027

Prof Dr Jürgen Habermas, philosopher

Signed the appeal: http://www.cesue.eu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=69:appello-ue&catid=2:uncategorised&Itemid=165#Appello

…The European People’s Party has emerged from the elections as the largest group. The European Council should therefore now propose the candidate of the EPP: Jean-Claude Juncker…”

Mr Costas Simitis, former prime minister, Greece

Signed the appeal: http://www.cesue.eu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=69:appello-ue&catid=2:uncategorised&Itemid=165#Appello

…The European People’s Party has emerged from the elections as the largest group. The European Council should therefore now propose the candidate of the EPP: Jean-Claude Juncker…”

Prof Lorenzo Bini-Smaghi, fomer board member of the European Central Bank

Signed the appeal: http://www.cesue.eu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=69:appello-ue&catid=2:uncategorised&Itemid=165#Appello

…The European People’s Party has emerged from the elections as the largest group. The European Council should therefore now propose the candidate of the EPP: Jean-Claude Juncker…”

Mr Brian Unwin former president, European Investment Bank

Signed the appeal: http://www.cesue.eu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=69:appello-ue&catid=2:uncategorised&Itemid=165#Appello

…The European People’s Party has emerged from the elections as the largest group. The European Council should therefore now propose the candidate of the EPP: Jean-Claude Juncker…”

Brendan DonnellyDirector, Federal Trust, UK

Signed the appeal: http://www.cesue.eu/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=69:appello-ue&catid=2:uncategorised&Itemid=165#Appello

…The European People’s Party has emerged from the elections as the largest group. The European Council should therefore now propose the candidate of the EPP: Jean-Claude Juncker…”

 

 

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