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European Ceremony of Honour for former Chancellor Kohl in the European Parliament on Saturday morning 1 July

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EU News 135/2017

A European Ceremony of Honour for former Chancellor of Germany Helmut Kohl will take place in the European Parliament in Strasbourg from 11.00 a.m. on Saturday 1 July.

Speakers at the Ceremony will include European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, European Council President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and former President of the United States Bill Clinton. The casket holding the remains of Dr Kohl will lie in state covered by a European flag.

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