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A l'occasion du 90ème anniversaire de Jacques Delors, le Président de la Commission européenne Jean–Claude Juncker et le Président du Parlement européen Martin Schulz tiennent à lui exprimer toute leur admiration, leur reconnaissance et leur amitié. (Read more)

Speech to the Serbian Parliament by Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament

Speeches - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Belgrade - 15-07-2015

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We in Europe have a year of commemorations behind us. Together we commemorated the outbreak of the First World War one hundred years ago. The First World War, the defining catastrophe of the 20th century, left in its wake a devastated, destroyed continent. And the destruction which was yet to follow proved to be even greater still: the Second World War, which Nazi Germany unleashed with its invasion of Poland three-quarters of a century ago and which then enveloped Europe. (Read more)

Address to the Albanian Parliament by Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament

Speeches - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Tirana - 14-07-2015

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In the past year, many commemorations have been held in Europe. These ceremonies and pauses for recollection are important. They give us a rare opportunity to stop what we are doing and think about where we have come from, how much past events still determine what is happening now, and how closely our history as Europeans and thus also our futures are interwoven. (Read more)

Iran nuclear agreement: good for Iran, for the region and for global security

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Press Release - Energy and Climate Change - Foreign Affairs - Brussels - 14-07-2015

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Today's nuclear agreement with Iran marks the beginning of a new era in the relation between Iran and the rest of the world. After years of sanctions and tense relations, this agreement makes everyone better-off. This agreement is good for Iran, is good for the region and is good for global security. I congratulate the E3/EU + 3 and Iran on their tireless and professional work in seeking a satisfactory and balanced agreement. Both sides have rightly been animated by the conviction that cooperation would lead to a better outcome than confrontation. (Read more)

Speech at the Euro Summit by Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament

Speeches - Brussels - 12-07-2015

Martin Schulz. 
Tonight's decisions will determine the future of Europe and affect the lives of millions of people. None of us ever wanted to arrive at this point. Yet here we are. When you Prime Minster Alexis Tsipras came to the European Parliament last Wednesday and joined us for a public debate in the plenary no one could have imagined such a dramatic escalation in only a couple of days. It is high-time we all calm down, not get absorbed by every small detail, but keep a cool head and focus on the big picture. (Read more)