EU's Juncker names Britain's Julian King as security commissioner

EU's Juncker names Britain's Julian King as security commissioner

BRUSSELS - EU commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Tuesday he wants Julian King to serve as security commissioner as his British nominee to the EU executive following the Brexit vote.

British Ambassador to France Julian King (R) has been called upon by EU commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker to consider the role of security commissioner

"President Juncker announced his intention to allocate the Security Union portfolio to Sir Julian King," a statement said, with the nomination sent to the European Parliament for approval.

Do you like the content of this article?
COMMENT

Malaysia vaccinating for polio after first case in 27 years

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia began a vaccination campaign in a rural town on Borneo island after a 3-month-old boy was confirmed to have polio in the country's first case of the highly infectious virus in 27 years.

14:35

'Dozed off'

A family suffers a major tragedy as three members are killed and eight seriously injured when their chartered van runs off the road and hits a tree on the main southern highway.

14:07

Miss South Africa wins Miss Universe crown

Miss South Africa won the Miss Universe crown on Sunday in Atlanta, beating the Puerto Rican and Mexican finalists after a televised extravaganza oozing with pomp, ceremony and speeches about racial tolerance and female empowerment.

13:24