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Von der Leyen looks to win EU Parliament backing for top occupation

The previous German safeguard clergyman is the chosen one for EU Commission president, yet she doesn't have general help. 


Ursula von der Leyen has pledged to address environmental change as she made one final push to win the help of European Parliament individuals (MEPs) before what is relied upon to be a blade edge vote on her designation for one of the EU's top employments.

The 60-year-old traditionalist needs to verify a larger part in the Strasbourg-based get together at Tuesday's mystery tally to supplant Jean-Claude Juncker as leader of the European Commission.

The vote is booked to start at 16:00GMT, and the outcome declared as long as after two hours.

In the event that von der Leyen fizzles - and the vote could be close - at that point the European Union faces a late spring of institutional infighting among parliament and the alliance's 28 heads. What's more, if her triumph is close or is tied down just gratitude to Eurosceptic individuals, her position wi…