Charles Michel will represent the U.K. in Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s absence | Ludovic Marin/AFP via Getty Images
Charles Michel to represent UK at EU summit
European Council president will look out for Britain in Boris Johnson’s absence.
Updated 12/11/19, 2:44 PM CET
Charles Michel will be part-British — at least for this week’s European Council summit.
Michel, the Council president, will represent the U.K. in Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s absence, a senior EU official said Wednesday.
Johnson is not attending because he is running in the U.K. general election, which will be held Thursday, and also because of Brexit.
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