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Tuerk: EU Must Take on Role of Global Leader

Strasbourg, 23 April - Slovenian President Danilo Tuerk told the European Parliament on Wednesday that the EU must take on the role of a global leader. Among the main challenges faced by the bloc, he pointed to climate change, human rights, migration and EU enlargement.

Strasbourg, France
Slovenian President Danilo Tuerk (left) and European Parliament President Hans Geert Poettering (right) at a their meeting in the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Strasbourg, France
Slovenian President Danilo Tuerk (left) and European Parliament President Hans Geert Poettering (right) at a their meeting in the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Strasbourg, France
Slovenian President Danilo Tuerk (left) and European Parliament President Hans Geert Poettering (right) at a their meeting in the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Strasbourg, France
Slovenian President Danilo Tuerk at an official visit to the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Strasbourg, France
Slovenian President Danilo Tuerk at an official visit to the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Strasbourg, France
Slovenian President Danilo Tuerk (centre) and European Parliament President Hans Geert Poettering (right) at a their meeting in the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Strasbourg, France
Slovenian President Danilo Tuerk at an official visit to the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Strasbourg, France
Slovenian President Danilo Tuerk (left) and European Parliament President Hans Geert Poettering (right) prior to their meeting in the European Parliament.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

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