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Ursula von der Leyen: What is the view from Germany on the new European Commission president?

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Ursula von der Leyen: What is the view from Germany on the new European Commission president?

Ursula von der Leyen: What is the view from Germany on the new European Commission president?

Ursula von der Leyen might not be a well-known figure across Europe just yet, but she is the longest-serving minister in Angela Merkel's cabinet.

As Defence Minister, she has faced some controversy lately over contracts related to the German military.


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