Von der Leyen defends minimum wage for everyone in Europe
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen makes his first speech on the State of the Union today.
The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, defended today, in her first speech on the State of the Union, that it is time for Europe to “move from fragility to a new vitality”, after the impacts of the covid-19 pandemic.
“It is time for Europe to lead this path, moving from fragility to a new vitality and that is what I would like to talk to you about today”, said Ursula von der Leyen, at the beginning of his speech on the State of the Union in the European Parliament, in Brussels.
“I say this because in the last few months we have discovered the values that we have in common. […] We showed what is possible when we trust each other and the European institutions “, added the official.
At a time when Europe is still facing health and economic consequences of the new coronavirus outbreak, Ursula von der Leyen stressed that the community strategy has been “not only to recover and repair now, but also to share and form a better world for the tomorrow’s world ”.
“This is the new generation of Europe, it is our opportunity to make things happen, not only due to imposition or catastrophe, but creating opportunities for tomorrow,” he said.
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