Strasbourg – President Borut Pahor will attend in Strasbourg on Thursday a ceremony remembering Valery Giscard d’Estaing, who served as the president of France from 1974 to 1981. On the first anniversary of his death, Giscard d’Estaing will be remembered for his role in the creation of the European Union.
In an escalation of the migrant crisis being fomented by Belarusian dictator Aleksandr Lukashenko, with the alleged help of his political ally Russian President Vladimir Putin, designed to destabilise EU countries and test their military capabilities, tensions began growing when a large group of migrants on Monday attempted to cross into Poland at an official border-crossing point.
Schallenberg will hold talks with the EU leadership in Brussels today.
With this visit, he wants to show that he is a "convinced European" and that he has a pro-European attitude.
In Brussels, he will meet with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, as well as EU Council President Charles Michel.