Merkel blasts critics of UK as 'unacceptable'
Published: 04 Jun 2014 15:24 GMT+02:00
Updated: 04 Jun 2014 15:24 GMT+02:00
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Merkel told parliament that while she was aware of London's objections to her favoured candidate to become the EU Commission's next president, former Luxembourg premier Jean-Claude Juncker, she hoped the dispute would not come to a head.
party suffered a humiliating defeat to the eurosceptic UKIP party in last month's European elections.