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Europe must grow together without shying away from controversy

By Heiko Maas on Monday, October 5, 2020

On the 30th anniversary of the reunification of Germany, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas argues that German unity is inextricably linked with united Europe. Everyone in Germany is familiar with Willy Brandt’s phrase: “What belongs together is now growing together.” We tend to assume that it refers to the reunification of our country 30 years ago after it had been split in two by walls and barbed wire. But if you…

Estonian MEP: UN needs strong, united EU

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Estonian MEP Urmas Paet along with a delegation of the European Parliament’s committee on foreign affairs met with Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres in New York on Monday. Paet said that the meeting focused on challenges faced by the UN. “Both the UN and the European Union have always been advocates of multilateralism and international cooperation,” Paet said. “This is also why we noted at the meeting with Guterres that in…