Δελτίο Τύπου

EUCO: Tusk should continue as Council President

Βρυξέλλες
, 09/03/2017 - 15:46
Donald  Tusk

"The EPP supports the re-election of Donald Tusk as President of the European Council. Over the last two and a half years, Donald Tusk has done an excellent job balancing the interests of the Member States and bringing the voices of the Central and Eastern European countries on board. By opposing his election purely because of party-political domestic considerations, the Polish government is only isolating itself further", said Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, ahead of the European Summit of 9-10 March.

"On trade policy, we need partnership agreements with Japan, Mexico and Southern American countries. If US President Donald Trump wants to build walls for global trade, then we Europeans have to build bridges", said Weber.

On the discussion on the future of Europe, he concluded: "We should keep Europe together. But the external dimension is forcing us to speed up towards more integration with a common foreign policy and a common defence policy. We cannot always wait on the slowest countries."

Σημείωση
Με 217 μέλη από 27 χώρες η Κ.Ο. του ΕΛΚ είναι η μεγαλύτερη πολιτική ομάδα στο Ευρωπαϊκό Κοινοβούλιο

Στοιχεία επικοινωνίας Ευρωβουλευτή

-
Manfred WEBER
BRU - Phone: +32 (0)2 2845890 Fax: +32 (0)2 2849890
Ηλεκτρονικό Ταχυδρομείο: manfred.weber@europarl.europa.eu

Στοιχεία επικοινωνίας με το Γραφείο Τύπου

Marion Jeanne
Press Officer to the Chairman
Phone: +32 479 840 293
photo of the students in a classroom
22/10/2018 - 19:01

Erasmus+: EPP Group proposes concrete steps for programme

Today, the European Parliament’s (EP) Culture and Education Committee presented its draft Report on the Erasmus+ Programme authored by Milan...
two police officers doing a traffic control
22/10/2018 - 15:33

New Schengen Information System will track criminals and illegally-staying persons regardless of national borders

How can we effectively find criminals and terrorists in a Union without internal border checks? How are we able to enforce our rules and decisions on...
Esther Herranz García MEP and Nuno Melo MEP
18/10/2018 - 17:50

EPP Group promotes the role of youth in European agriculture

The EPP Group organised its fifth Congress of Young Farmers today to boost the role of young people in this crucial sector for Europe and to promote...
EPP Group highlights the EU’s long-term need for young farmers
18/10/2018 - 17:00

EPP Group highlights the EU’s long-term need for young farmers

The EPP Group held its fifth European Congress of Young Farmers in the European Parliament in Brussels. The number of young people taking up...

Νέα της εβδομάδας

22/10/2018 - 26/10/2018
Border Entry / Exit signage between UK and France

Schengen Information System

The European Parliament will vote on Thursday on its final approval of the improved Schengen Information System (SIS) which locates wanted persons...
Discarded and polluting plastic garbage on sand

Reducing plastic waste

The EPP Group is in favour of new rules to reduce plastic pollution in Europe. The rules will be voted on in the European Parliament on Wednesday....
Young woman drinking glass of water

Safer drinking water for all

We want everyone to have access to quality water that is affordable and safe. On Tuesday, MEPs will approve changes to the new law on water safety...
Believe in People campaign; Marianne Thyssen