EU leaders discuss concerns over Jean-Claude Juncker's drinking - report
Published 27/06/2014 | 10:14
The drinking habits of Jean Claude-Juncker have been discussed at the highest levels by European leaders, the Daily Telegraph is reporting today.
According to the paper, some European leaders privately have concerns over the lifestyle of the continent’s president-in-waiting.
Supporters of Mr Juncker have dismissed the story as "dirty tricks" ahead of a key vote later today which will see him become EU Commission President.
Speaking to Independent.ie, Mr Juncker's spokesman said he had no comment about the story and that he would not be engaging on the matter.
The Daily Telegraph reported that a series of allegations about his alcohol consumption have been the subject of top-level talks.