After the Second World War, great Europeans like Schumann, Monet and Spinelli created a vision of a Europe without war and united in co-operation. This dream has come true for us in Western Europe.
I appeal to all that we seize this historic opportunity to reunite the Europe that for so long has been divided.
I have great respect for Tony Blair who, like few, has shown that he is a man who dares to stand by his decisions.
More than forty years of Communist rule in Central and Eastern Europe resulted in an unhappy and artificial division of Europe. It is this dark chapter of European history that we now have the opportunity to close.
The time for grand speeches is over. We must now put our words into action. Now is the time for us to fulfil our promises.
We have gone to the limit. There is no more money.
We want to reform hospitals, ensure better care of the elderly, increase maternity leave to one year... tighten policy regarding foreigners and, from day one, put a lid on taxes.
The Yes vote sends a clear signal to candidate countries that we take their joining the European Union very seriously.
We are not leaving Brussels without a result, and I will let it take the time it needs...If not, we will not be able to conclude the accession talks in December.
We're strongly in favor of the U.N. plan for a solution to the Cyprus conflict, ... Hopefully a solution can be found before the end of this summit, but we cannot and will not let it block our decisions on enlargement.
The American people ask, and legitimately so, why should we carry the heavy burden to ensure international peace and stability. You also profit from it, so you should also take your share in the burden. That's Secretary Gates's message. I share that message.
That's what it's like when people have crawled very high up in a tree, then they sometimes need help to get down with ladders and ropes and other instruments.
It could never happen in Denmark, Danish people are much more calm than those further south.
I know very well that Berlin attaches great importance to NATO and solidarity, in terms of sharing the burden. For this reason, I feel confident that the German government will take the right decision, one that serves both German and NATO interests.
It is the responsibility of Afghanistan's new government to gain better control over the country's administration and to resolutely fight the drug trade and corruption.