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Schulz to pay working visit to Lampedusa

Press Release - Brussels - 01-10-2014

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The President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz will pay a working visit to Lampedusa this Thursday and Friday 2 and 3 October, to mark the anniversary of the tragedy of 3 October 2013, when 366 migrants died off the coasts of the Sicilian island. (Read more)

Martin Schulz on Russia's restrictive measures against MEPs


Press Release - Foreign Affairs - Brussels - 01-10-2014

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Russia should immediately disclose the full list of all Members of the European Parliament who are affected by restrictive measures, and to communicate the clear reasons why they are banned to enter the country. (Read more)

Martin Schulz on Rebecca Harms being denied entry into Russia

Press Release - Foreign Affairs - Brussels - 26-09-2014

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This is grave diplomatic incident which is a worrying setback for relations between the European Parliament and Russia. I ask the Russian government to withdraw the decision. (Read more)
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Rising inequality is a threat not only to our economies but also to our democracies, European Parliament President Martin Schulz said during the opening of the conference organised by the European Trade Union Confederation / European Trade Union Institute. (Read more)

Schulz on the result of the referendum on independence for Scotland


Press Release - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Brussels - 19-09-2014

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Reacting to the result of the referendum in Scotland on independence, President Schulz made the following comment. (Read more)