French President Emmanuel Macron will visit the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Monday.
Within the framework of France’s current presidency of the EU Council, Macron will deliver his first speech before the parliament, since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Macron’s speech coincides with “Europe Day”, Elysee Palace said.
In a statemnet, it added that, the European Union (EU) celebrates the seventy-second anniversary of its founding document, a declaration by former French Foreign Minister Robert Schumann, in which he proposed the creation of a European Coal and Steel Group on May 9, 1950.
According to the Elysee, “Europe Day” also coincides with the large military parade that will be organized on Red Square in the Russian capital, Moscow, to commemorate the Soviet victory over Nazism.