European Union Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso attends the European parliament plenary session, in Strasbourg, eastern France, on November 21, 2012. AFP PHOTO / PATRICK HERTZOG
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Jose Manuel Barroso attends the Semper Opera Ball at Semperoper on February 7, 2014 in Dresden, Germany.
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European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso arrives at day 2 of the G8 summit on May 27, 2011 in Deauville, France. The Tunisian Prime Minister, Beji Caid el Sebsi, and Egyptian Prime Minister, Essam Sharaf, are due to meet with G8 leaders today to discuss aid packages as the recent Arab Spring uprisings continue to dominate the talks. Furthermore, the meeting will also address security, trade issues, nuclear safety and climate change.
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Jose Manuel Barroso, the outgoing European Commission President, speaks during a press conference at the beginning of a two-day European Council meeting on October 23, 2014 in Brussels, Belgium. David Cameron has come in for criticism from outgoing European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso after Downing Street said the Prime Minister will lay out plans to limit the rights of EU migrants to work in Britain as well as announcing a plan to quit the European Court of Human Rights and replace it with a UK Bill of Rights.
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President of the European Commission Jose-Manuel Barroso, President of the United States Barack Obama and President of the European Council Herman van Rompuy pose for photographs at the European Summit on March 26, 2014 in Brussels, Belgium. The US President met with the European Union's top officials to discuss energy resources, climate change and the situatuion in Ukraine.
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, French President Francois Hollande, U.S. President Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister David Cameron, Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti, and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy pose for a group photo during the 2012 G8 Summit at Camp David May 19, 2012 in Camp David, Maryland. Leaders of eight of the worlds largest economies meet over the weekend in an effort to keep the lingering European debt crisis from spinning out of control.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister David Cameron and EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso watch the UEFA Champions League Final between FC Bayern Muenchen and Chelsea FC during the 2012 G8 Summit at Camp David on May 19, 2012 in Camp David, Maryland. Leaders of eight of the worlds largest economies are meeting over the weekend in an effort to keep the lingering European debt crisis from spinning out of control.