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Germany: Trump's Farage invite shows desire to split the EU – Chancellor candidate Schulz01:26

Germany: Trump's Farage invite shows desire to split the EU – Chancellor candidate Schulz

Germany, Berlin
January 30, 2017 at 16:34 GMT -00:00 · Published

Chancellor candidate and leader of Germany's Social Democratic Party Martin Schulz stated that the US is experiencing “big uncertainty” because of President Donald Trump’s actions, speaking at the Willy-Brandt-Haus in Berlin, Monday.

“What we are witnessing right now is a big uncertainty in the country led by the government of President Trump. I can't recall any president who was stopped in the first week of office because of his decisions in the choice of his decrees,” Schulz said.

He stated that Trump’s actions as president-elect, by inviting Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage to visit him as one of his first post-election guests, showed that “there evidently already is a desire to split the European Union,” and added that “for us Germans this means the undoing of one of the world's largest markets where we are the biggest exporter in many goods.” He concluded that “a strong European Union is the best protection of German interests.”

Germany: Trump's Farage invite shows desire to split the EU – Chancellor candidate Schulz01:26
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Chancellor candidate and leader of Germany's Social Democratic Party Martin Schulz stated that the US is experiencing “big uncertainty” because of President Donald Trump’s actions, speaking at the Willy-Brandt-Haus in Berlin, Monday.

“What we are witnessing right now is a big uncertainty in the country led by the government of President Trump. I can't recall any president who was stopped in the first week of office because of his decisions in the choice of his decrees,” Schulz said.

He stated that Trump’s actions as president-elect, by inviting Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage to visit him as one of his first post-election guests, showed that “there evidently already is a desire to split the European Union,” and added that “for us Germans this means the undoing of one of the world's largest markets where we are the biggest exporter in many goods.” He concluded that “a strong European Union is the best protection of German interests.”

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