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FILES – This picture taken on April 9, 2014 shows European Parliament President and SED (Social and Democrat) candidate Germany’s Martin Schulz (R) and former prime minister of Luxembourg Jean-Claude Juncker and EPP (European People Party) candidate (L) shake hands prior a televised debate at the Solvay Library of the EU Headquaters in Brussels. Germany’s conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel said June 20, 2014 she supported her centre-left compatriot Martin Schulz continuing as head of the European Parliament alongside the conservative Jean-Claude Juncker taking over as head of the European Commission. AFP PHOTO / GEORGES GOBET