During today's debate with the Romanian President, Klaus Iohannis, in the European Parliament plenary session, Ska Keller, President of the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament will say in her speech:
"At a time when our common values are being trampled upon, every voice that defends civil rights, democracy and the rule of law counts - regardless of party politics. Mr. President, we count on you. The Romanian people count on you. We need you as a strong voice for democracy and the rule of law in Romania and throughout the European Union. Romania will take over the European Council Presidency from January 2019 and it would be important if it would lead the Council as a role model for good governance."
The debate with Romanian President, Klaus Iohannis, on the Future of Europe will take place at 10.30 and can be viewed live here: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/plenary/en/home.html