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Question of the Day
Foreign visitors in Washington this week include:
Martin Callanan, a British member of the European Parliament and chairman of the European Conservatives and Reformists Group, and Derk Jan Eppink, a member of the European Parliament from Belgium and vice chairman of the group. They address the Heritage Foundation on the impact on the European Union of Britain’s possible withdrawal from the EU.
Ed Fast, Canada’s minister for international trade. He addresses the Peterson Institute for International Economics on Canada’s trade with Asia.
Romano Prodi, a former prime minister of Italy and former president of the European Commission. He addresses plans for a November EU summit with leaders of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.
David Usupashvili, speaker of the parliament of Georgia. He addresses the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about political tension in the former Soviet republic.
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