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EP President Schulz on his political future

Top Story - 24-11-2016
Martin SCHULZ - EP President makes a statement on his political future
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Martin Schulz will not run for a third term as President of the European Parliament. "Next year I will run for the German Bundestag as the head of the list of the Social Democratic Party in Nord-Rhine Werstphalia," he announced in Brussels on Thursday morning.

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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.
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