Baltic officials tipped for top European jobs

  • 2014-09-05
  • From wire reports, RIGA

Former Latvia PM Valdis Dombrovskis could win a top role in the European Commission (photo: twitter)

Baltic officials including Latvia's former Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis could win top jobs in the European Commission this year.

Valdis Dombrovskis, a Latvian MEP, is tipped to be vice president of the newly formed energy union in the European Commission, according to information obtained by

Dombrovskis claimed the news of the roles was false and said official posts would be announced next week.

However, according to a draft document published, former Estonian Prime Minister Andris Ansip could,win a role commissioner for growth, EMU (European Monetary Union), the European Semester and Social Dialog.

Lithuania's former health minister Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis could take over the health portfolio in the European Commission.