Lenarčič's portfolio widely deemed lightweight

Ljubljana, 10 September - The first political reactions to the allocation of the crisis management portfolio to the Slovenian candidate for EU commissioner, Janez Lenarčič, indicate the majority perceive the portfolio as lightweight compared to other departments in the new Commission, even as they acknowledge that this is an important area for the EU.

Brussels, Belgium
European Commission president-elect Ursula von der Leyen presenting her team.
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