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Martin Schulz: „Turn the EU into a real community of solidarity“

The former President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, calls in his article for the EU to be developed into a real community of solidarity. He speaks in favour of coronabonds, while at the same time warning that now is not the time for symbolic debates over financial instruments. Instead, what we need is actual solidarity in a way that takes effect quickly. It needs to become clear, he says, that “we will work together as Europeans to overcome this crisis”. He also notes that the crisis has led to a return of thinking in national terms. Instead “we need to talk about how we can improve the EU”.

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