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Parliament in Session. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed Parliament

Top Story - 16-02-2017
Antonio TAJANI - EP President meets with Justin TRUDEAU - Canadian Prime Minister
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Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered a formal speech to MEPs on the EU-Canada relationship in the Strasbourg chamber. Mr Trudeau is the first Canadian Prime Minister who addressed the European Parliament.

On Wednesday 15 February, Parliament approved the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

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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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