Extra security measures have been taken at the home of Minister Frans Timmermans (Foreign Affairs, PvdA) due to a heightened threat towards the minister.
Frans Timmermans (PvdA) has been named the First Vice President of the new European Commission. Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker just announced this at a press conference.
Minister Frans Timmermans of Foreign Affairs has an appointment with Jean-Claude Juncker, the new president of the European Commission, in Brussels today. The PvdA Minister will be interviewing for the position of European Commissioner, a top function, and may become Juncker's second man, the NOS reports.