U.K.’s Julian King to Get EU Security Portfolio After Brexit

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  • King’s appointment follows Hill’s departure from EU executive
  • Juncker creates security position for new U.K. commissioner

Julian King.

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The U.K.’s pick as European Union commissioner, Julian King, was offered a job focused on counter-terrorism, a new brief created after Jonathan Hill resigned from the EU’s executive arm last month following Britain’s vote to leave the bloc.

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