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New EU Commission head to start with climate summit, Africa trip

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New EU Commission head to start with climate summit, Africa tripThe new head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, will attend a climate summit in Madrid and travel to Africa in her first week in the job, highlighting two of the key priorities for the EU executive over the next five years. ......
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