Cameron outvoted 26-2 in unprecedented EU vote on Juncker: UK
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - In an unprecedented vote forced on EU leaders by British Prime Minister David Cameron, the European Council voted 26-2 on Friday to nominate Luxembourg's Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the executive European Commission, a British official said.
Only Cameron and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban voted against. It marked a break with a tradition of filling key roles by consensus and underlined Cameron's strong objections to Juncker and the way in which his candidacy was proposed by the European Parliament.
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