July 1, 2019 / 11:49 AM / 5 months ago

Austria says proposed allocation of EU top jobs lacked balance

Austria's Chancellor Brigitte Bierlein arrives at a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 30, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/Pool

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Austria’s acting Chancellor Brigitte Bierlein said that a proposal on how to allot the EU’s top jobs that failed on Monday was not balanced enough.

“Our position was that the balance in the package was missing,” she told reporters.

Reporting by Andreas Rinke, Writing by Gabriela Baczynska; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky

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