Britain's Julian King named EU security commissioner

British Ambassador to France Julian King (R) has been called upon by EU commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker to consider the role of security commissionerThe EU on Tuesday named top British diplomat Julian King to the new post of security commissioner tasked with fighting terrorism, organised and cyber crime as London prepares to quit the 28-nation bloc. European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said King, currently Britain’s ambassador to France, takes office as Europe faces up to a series of deadly terror attacks, most recently in France and Germany.

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