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Schulz absent for parliament presidency debate

01.07.14 @ 08:59

  1. By EUOBSERVER

Martin Schulz was not present at a debate Monday evening ahead of Tuesday's election for the European Parliament's presidency. Schulz is backed by the centre-right EPP and liberal ALDE groups and his own S&D group for the post. Ulrike Lunacek, Sajjad Karim and Pablo Iglesias are the other candidates.