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European Parliament grilling: 'I did my best' - Karmenu Vella after three-hour marathon hearing

Monday, 29 September 2014, 18:07 Last update: about 10 years ago


Commissioner-designate Karmenu Vella said he took a "sincere" approach to today grilling by the European Parliament, in which he "did his best."


In comments after the hearing, Mr Vella said he did not pretend that he had all the answers. He said that he looks forward delving more deeply into the topics discussed together with the Commission staff and MEPs.

Mr Vella has been nominated as Commissioner-designate for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries by the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker. 

A live blog of the hearing can be seen below: 







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