Important visitors in Parliament

Important visitors in Parliament

World November 2, 2015 23:05

strasbourg - MEPs Wednesday a day of visiting dignitaries . Not only does the Spanish king Felipe in the plenary hall of the European Parliament in Strasbourg politicians from the 28 EU countries increasing. In the afternoon, take the French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel participate in a debate .

The visit of Hollande and Merkel is symbolic ; 25 years after the reunification of Germany 26 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall. In 1989 , the then chancellor Helmut Kohl and President Francois Mitterand after the fall of the Wall in a visit to Strasbourg. Merkel and Hollande will each make a brief statement, after which a discussion is planned with the European Parliament.

The two leaders are expected to talk about the challenges in the current Europa.De Spanish king will give his speech at 12.00. The meeting with Merkel and Hollande will begin at 15:00.

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