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EU elects leaders to steer bloc for upcoming 5 years

EU elects leaders to steer bloc for upcoming 5 years
EU leaders name Antonio Costa as European Council president, Ursula von der Leyen as European Commission president, Kaja Kallas as bloc's foreign policy chief - Anadolu Ajansı

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EU leaders have elected Antonio Costa as the president of the European Council, Ursula von der Leyen as the president of the European Commission, and Kaja Kallas as the high representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. Costa, a former Prime Minister of Portugal, will chair the council, while von der Leyen, who has been criticized for her handling of the EU's vaccine procurement process and her pro-Israel stance, will head the commission. Kallas, the first female prime minister of Estonia, will serve as the EU's high representative for foreign affairs and security policy. She has been targeted by Russia and was put on its wanted list in February 2024.

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