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Canada: Sovereignty, Schengen, Climate ... Emmanuel Macron defends this Wednesday its priorities for the EU before MEPs

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The French President will pronounce Wednesday at the end of the morning the traditional launch speech of the EU's rotating presidency, that the France exercises until June 30th.

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The appointment is fixed around 11 am. Emmanuel Macron goes Express himself before the European Parliament, Wednesday, January 19, to mark the kickoff of the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union (PFUE) . In the Strasbourg hemicycle, he will present "his vision for the European Union", with "European sovereignty as a red thread", but "will also speak on behalf of the 27 Member States," said the Elysee.

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after a speech about twenty minutes, during which it should deal with several priority files, such as the minimum wage, the climate or The reform of the Schengen space, will begin a long sequence of questions and answers with the deputies, fewer than usual because of the hybrid format of this session due to the pandemic. Emmanuel Macron will be challenged by elected officials of all countries but, as it is customary for the turntable presidencies of the EU, an important place will be left to French speakers.


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SHOULD EXPRESSING MEPs on the right, François-Xavier Bellamy, Left Radical Manon Aubry and Extreme Right, Jordan Bardella and Nicolas Bay, but also the ecologist Yannick Jadot, only presidential candidate to sit in Strasbourg. "I will intervene to recall his assessment and to denounce the instrumentalization of the FPEU (French Presidency) for electoral purposes", has announced Manon Aubry, giving the tone of the criticisms that should be addressed to the head of state.

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Absence of Ursula von der Leyen

, on the other hand, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen will ultimately not be present in the hemicycle, having been declared a contact case at CVIV-19. At the end of this debate, Emmanuel Macron will have the new president of Parliament, The Conservative Maltese Roberta Metsola , elected Tuesday, before holding a press conference.

Since its election in 2017, celebrated at the sound of the EU anthem, the French president arises as leader of the pro-Europeans against the "nationalists" and "populists". The latter focus their criticisms on the immigration file, which has become central in the election campaign, accusing Emmanuel Macron and the Commission to "miss firmness". "In the EU everything remains to be changed," said Tuesday the candidate of the national rally, Marine Le Pen, calling back to the "recovery of permanent controls at national borders". On the left, critics focus more on the need to review or end the Stability and Growth Pact (PSC).

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