State of the Union 2013



José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, delivers the last State of the Union speech - SOTEU - to Parliament for this legislature on 11 September.


Political group leaders take the floor to set out the priorities which they feel Commission should address in the coming months. They stressed the need to restore trust in the EU, pointing out that the May 2014 European elections offer voters a real chance to choose its future.

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