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John Major: EU president 'must be big political figure'

18 June 2014 Last updated at 11:40 BST

The European Union needs a "really big political figure" as its president to give it more authority internationally, Sir John Major has said.

The former prime minister told the Today programme he does not believe the ex-Luxembourg PM Jean-Claude Juncker is the right candidate for the role.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Wednesday 18 June.