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January 19, 1995 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a demonstration of its newly acquired power, the European Parliament on Wednesday formally confirmed Jacques Santer as the new president of the European Union's powerful Executive Commission. Santer, former prime minister of Luxembourg, is scheduled to begin work with the commission Monday. Wednesday's vote, 416-103 with 59 abstentions, also confirmed Santer's team of 19 commissioners, who collectively function in roughly the manner of a Cabinet.
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January 19, 1995 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a demonstration of its newly acquired power, the European Parliament on Wednesday formally confirmed Jacques Santer as the new president of the European Union's powerful Executive Commission. Santer, former prime minister of Luxembourg, is scheduled to begin work with the commission Monday. Wednesday's vote, 416-103 with 59 abstentions, also confirmed Santer's team of 19 commissioners, who collectively function in roughly the manner of a Cabinet.
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November 1, 1994 | Tyler Marshall
I f post-Cold War Europe has a political visionary, it is Jacques Delors, the president of the European Union's Executive Commission for the past decade and the man who revived the dream of binding onetime enemy states into an economic and political union. Sitting at a work table in his airy 14th floor office in Brussels, Delors spoke quietly but forcefully about the region's problems and its future with Times correspondent Tyler Marshall: * Question.
NEWS
December 12, 1994 | SCOTT KRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite polls showing him the clear favorite for the French presidency, Jacques Delors stunned the nation Sunday night by announcing that he will not run to succeed retiring President Francois Mitterrand in elections next year. The decision by Delors--the 69-year-old president of the European Union Executive Commission and, like Mitterrand, a Socialist--took the most popular potential candidate on the left out of the running.
NEWS
October 22, 1989 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
He is the most powerful nonelected figure in Western Europe. She is the prime minister who has dominated the region's politics as no other figure of her generation. They clash openly and often and agree on little. They are Western Europe's odd couple. In ideas, philosophy and personality, Jacques Delors, president of the European Community's Executive Commission, and Britain's Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher are almost totally incompatible.
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June 6, 1994 | Reuters
European Commission President Jacques Delors hit out at neo-fascists in Italy's new government, saying the country had been contaminated by "a hideous beast." Delors was asked in an interview about published remarks by Italian neo-fascist leader Gianfranco Fini, who said the June, 1944, D-day landings marked the loss of Europe's cultural identity. "I read that with rage in my heart," Delors said.
NEWS
October 22, 1989 | Tyler Marshall
Here are excerpts of comments made by Jacques Delors, president of the European Community Executive Commission, during an interview in his Brussels office: On the trade disputes between the United States and the European Community and managing American concern: "There's a close link between the spirit of the overall relationship between the U.S. and Europe on one side and the process of solving commercial disputes on the other. . . .
BUSINESS
June 27, 1989 | TYLER MARSHALL, Times Staff Writer
Leaders of the 12 member nations of the European Community on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to a historic monetary union but clashed on how best to move toward that politically sensitive goal. Gathered here for a two-day conference, the leaders spent much of Monday debating a controversial three-step plan that would scrap age-old monetary units such as the Greek drachma and the British pound and create a single currency for all 12 nations. The plan was drafted under the leadership of Jacques Delors, president of the European Commission, and was published in April.
NEWS
December 12, 1994 | SCOTT KRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite polls showing him the clear favorite for the French presidency, Jacques Delors stunned the nation Sunday night by announcing that he will not run to succeed retiring President Francois Mitterrand in elections next year. The decision by Delors--the 69-year-old president of the European Union Executive Commission and, like Mitterrand, a Socialist--took the most popular potential candidate on the left out of the running.
NEWS
June 29, 1988 | WILLIAM TUOHY, Times Staff Writer
The leaders of the European Communities declared Tuesday that the planned move toward an authentic union of the 12 member countries is now "irreversible" and that 320 million Europeans will become a true Common Market by the end of 1992, with virtually no barriers to the movement of goods and people.
NEWS
November 1, 1994 | Tyler Marshall
I f post-Cold War Europe has a political visionary, it is Jacques Delors, the president of the European Union's Executive Commission for the past decade and the man who revived the dream of binding onetime enemy states into an economic and political union. Sitting at a work table in his airy 14th floor office in Brussels, Delors spoke quietly but forcefully about the region's problems and its future with Times correspondent Tyler Marshall: * Question.
NEWS
June 24, 1994 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The European Union's semiannual summit, on the Greek island of Corfu today and Saturday, was envisioned as a look at Europe's future. The agenda carries an interim report on a planned multibillion-dollar trans-European network of new and upgraded rail lines and highways that will not just bind the continent more closely in the next century, but also create thousands of jobs and a vision in the process. Russian President Boris N.
NEWS
June 6, 1994 | Reuters
European Commission President Jacques Delors hit out at neo-fascists in Italy's new government, saying the country had been contaminated by "a hideous beast." Delors was asked in an interview about published remarks by Italian neo-fascist leader Gianfranco Fini, who said the June, 1944, D-day landings marked the loss of Europe's cultural identity. "I read that with rage in my heart," Delors said.
NEWS
June 27, 1992 | ART PINE and JOEL HAVEMANN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Western powers stepped up their deliberations Friday on Bosnia-Herzegovina after the collapse of the Serbian-promised cease-fire in Sarajevo, and indications grew that they may soon consider military force if the situation there does not improve. In Washington, President Bush summoned his top national security advisers to talk about possible options for flying humanitarian aid into the embattled city, but officials said later that they apparently reached no firm decisions.
NEWS
June 26, 1992 | JOEL HAVEMANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Six months ago, Western European leaders came together to orchestrate the economic and political unification of their continent. Today they meet again, this time to try to keep it from flying apart. To manage the task, they are prepared to turn again to the man who deserves the credit for taking them as far as they have gone--but who also shoulders some of the blame for their current predicament.
NEWS
October 22, 1989 | Tyler Marshall
Here are excerpts of comments made by Jacques Delors, president of the European Community Executive Commission, during an interview in his Brussels office: On the trade disputes between the United States and the European Community and managing American concern: "There's a close link between the spirit of the overall relationship between the U.S. and Europe on one side and the process of solving commercial disputes on the other. . . .
NEWS
June 24, 1994 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The European Union's semiannual summit, on the Greek island of Corfu today and Saturday, was envisioned as a look at Europe's future. The agenda carries an interim report on a planned multibillion-dollar trans-European network of new and upgraded rail lines and highways that will not just bind the continent more closely in the next century, but also create thousands of jobs and a vision in the process. Russian President Boris N.
NEWS
June 27, 1992 | ART PINE and JOEL HAVEMANN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Western powers stepped up their deliberations Friday on Bosnia-Herzegovina after the collapse of the Serbian-promised cease-fire in Sarajevo, and indications grew that they may soon consider military force if the situation there does not improve. In Washington, President Bush summoned his top national security advisers to talk about possible options for flying humanitarian aid into the embattled city, but officials said later that they apparently reached no firm decisions.
NEWS
October 22, 1989 | TYLER MARSHALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
He is the most powerful nonelected figure in Western Europe. She is the prime minister who has dominated the region's politics as no other figure of her generation. They clash openly and often and agree on little. They are Western Europe's odd couple. In ideas, philosophy and personality, Jacques Delors, president of the European Community's Executive Commission, and Britain's Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher are almost totally incompatible.
BUSINESS
June 27, 1989 | TYLER MARSHALL, Times Staff Writer
Leaders of the 12 member nations of the European Community on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to a historic monetary union but clashed on how best to move toward that politically sensitive goal. Gathered here for a two-day conference, the leaders spent much of Monday debating a controversial three-step plan that would scrap age-old monetary units such as the Greek drachma and the British pound and create a single currency for all 12 nations. The plan was drafted under the leadership of Jacques Delors, president of the European Commission, and was published in April.
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