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France: European democracy in 'great danger' from rising 'ultra-nationalism' - Schulz01:27

France: European democracy in 'great danger' from rising 'ultra-nationalism' - Schulz

France, Strasbourg
December 14, 2016 at 13:34 GMT +00:00 · Published

President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz, who is leaving EU politics to run as a Social Democratic Party candidate in Germany's general election next year, stated that European democracy is "great danger today", speaking during his last full European Parliament plenary session in Strasbourg, Wednesday.

"Everywhere on this continent, dividers and ultra-nationalists are on the rise again. They incite people to turn against each other and preach the abandonment of the liberal, social and ecological model of society in Europe," he said.

Schulz continued, "I have fought against this hatred with all my strength and I will continue to do so in the future, even though from a different position! Because it is and will always remain our duty to fight against these destructive forces, regardless of the role."

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President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz, who is leaving EU politics to run as a Social Democratic Party candidate in Germany's general election next year, stated that European democracy is "great danger today", speaking during his last full European Parliament plenary session in Strasbourg, Wednesday.

"Everywhere on this continent, dividers and ultra-nationalists are on the rise again. They incite people to turn against each other and preach the abandonment of the liberal, social and ecological model of society in Europe," he said.

Schulz continued, "I have fought against this hatred with all my strength and I will continue to do so in the future, even though from a different position! Because it is and will always remain our duty to fight against these destructive forces, regardless of the role."

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