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Discurso ante el Congreso de Colombia

Speeches - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Bogotá - 23-08-2016

Martin Schulz. 
Desearía en primer lugar agradecer al presidente Mauricio Lizcano (presidente del Senado) y al presidente Miguel Ángel Pinto (presidente de la Cámara de Representantes) su cálida bienvenida y que me hayan concedido este honor de dirigirme a la representación nacional del pueblo colombiano en un momento que difícilmente podría ser más histórico. (Read more)

Latin America and Europe: Stronger together


Speeches - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Buenos Aires - 22-08-2016

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Thank you very much for the invitation to speak to you today. I feel honoured to be here at the prestigious University of Buenos Aires where numerous Argentinian Presidents and several Nobel laureates were educated. I always enjoy exchanging views with smart young people; not just because I like open debates, but also because you are the future. And even though we live in times of turmoil, I am convinced that this future - your future - is a bright one. (Read more)

Schulz to pay official visit to Argentina and Colombia

Press Release - Foreign Affairs - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Brussels - 19-08-2016

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The President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz will pay an official visit to Argentina and Colombia on 22 and 23 August. (Read more)

President Schulz comments on latest developments in Turkey


Press Release - Foreign Affairs - Human Rights - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Brussels - 16-07-2016

Martin Schulz. 
The attempted coup yesterday evening in Turkey is shocking and I condemn it in the strongest terms. Violence never leads to peaceful political transition and only deepens social divisions which are difficult to heal. However, the Turkish Government for its part must not use this occasion to breach democratic rule, restrict freedom of speech and fundamental rights. (Read more)

President Schulz expresses his deep sorrow and condolences following the attack in Nice

Press Release - Brussels - 15-07-2016

Martin Schulz. 
This morning, I would like to express my deep sorrow following the attack last night in Nice. On behalf of the European Parliament, I would like to extend my condolences to the families and friends of the many victims. I send my wishes for a speedy recovery to the injured. I commend the courage and solidarity of both the emergency services and ordinary citizens of Nice. (Read more)