Jyrki Katainen Becomes Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs

World | June 25, 2014, Wednesday // 15:49| Views: | Comments: 0
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Bulgaria: Jyrki Katainen Becomes Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs Jyrki Katainen. Photo: EPA/BGNES

Former Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen becomes the new European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, said EC president Jose Barroso. 

Katainen, will replace Olli Rehn who resigned from his position as a European Commissioner in order to pursue a political career in his home Finland. 

The current European Commission ends its term in the autumn of 2014.

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