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Barroso undecided on record third term

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(VIENNA) - European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said Thursday said he has not yet decided whether to run for a record third term.

"My mandate runs until October 2014, then I will make a decision about myself," the Portuguese head of the EU's executive arm since 2004 said in Vienna.

The 57-year-old also reiterated his call to the major European political parties each to put forward a candidate for Commission president in European elections in June 2014.

"This would give the elections a European dimension. The parties could then explain what they want for Europe," Barroso said, according to comments reported in German by the Austria Press Agency.


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