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Statement by Martin Schulz, EP President following the results of the US presidential elections

Top Story - 09-11-2016
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"The US electorate has spoken. The victory of Donald Trump is unequivocal and must be respected.  I congratulate him and the Republican Party on their victory. 

The EU is the largest trading partner of the US ...  EU-US relations are a key component of global stability.  The EU is committed to maintain this relationship.  We hope the same holds true for the future US President."

Press release by EP President Martin Schulz
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MEPs are set to react to the Commission’s White Paper on the future of Europe on Wednesday at 15.00, following its presentation by EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Parliament’s President Antonio Tajani and Mr Juncker will hold a press conference after the debate, at around 16.30. Parliament set out its vision for the EU future in three resolutions voted by the full House on 16 February 2017.

Before the start of the debate, from around 14.20, a number of Commissioners and Parliament group leaders will hold doorsteps at the protocol entrance on the ground floor of the Paul Henri Spaak building.
Press release