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Chinese research te | rojadirecta ด บอล | Updated: 2024-07-23 14:36:08

Ursula von der Leyen makes a statement at the headquarters of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France on July 18. [Photo/Xinhua]

STRASBOURG, France -- The European Parliament on Thursday approved Germany's Ursula von der Leyen's bid for a second five-year term as president of the European Commission.

Von der Leyen garnered 401 votes in the 720-seat chamber, exceeding the majority required to maintain her position as the head of the EU's executive body. In the secret ballot, 284 members voted against her. 

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