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    MÉLENCHON – INTERVENTION À L’ONU au Conseil des Droits de l’Homme

    Madam President, ladies and gentlemen, It is an honor for me that I was chosen among the numerous MPs who have relentlessly supported this UN mandate from the very beginning. You can be sure that the work we are doing here are a fulcrum and a reason for hope. Thousands of people wish that this work will be a success. I thank South Africa and Ecuador for initiating this process, and we know how difficult it has been. We regret, although this is not a surprise, the negative and aggressive reaction of the USA in this regard, and I am glad that the EU has since then given up its…

  • Strasbourg, naissance d’une Europe politique
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    Strasbourg, naissance d’une Europe politique

    Strasbourg – The birth of Political Europe Flags fly fraternally, side by side, for the first meetings in Strasbourg. The city which has endured great suffering, has become a symbol of peace. Mr Churchill tells the crowds in Strasbourg and people across Europe: Beware… I’m about to speak French! August 1949: Europe meets in Strasbourg for the birth of the first institution of political Europe: the Council of Europe. And on Place Kléber, former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill gets a hero’s welcome. Europe has become a reality! There were huge crowds and a real hope that this was the start of reconciliation. People hoped there would never be war…