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Romanian physician expected to lead research committee

Image: Alexis Haulot, European Commission

Cristian Bușoi named probable next chair of European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee

Romanian MEP Cristian Bușoi, a physician and member of the European People’s Party political group, looks likely to replace fellow EPP member Adina-Ioana Vălean as chair of the European Parliament’s research committee.

Bușoi has been given the nod by other Romanians in the EPP, making him the frontrunner to replace Vălean, who will take on a new role as Romania’s EU commissioner on 1 December.

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