Josep Borrell resigns as minister to start new role as EU Commissioner

Written by on December 1, 2019

Former minister for foreign affairs – Josep Borrell – has started his new role at the European Commission as high representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy.

The former minister headed to Brussels over the weekend, where the new Commission – led by Ursula von der Leyen.

His appointment was placed on hold whilst the country held its latest election, and was only confirmed in the last few days.

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