Silly photos from last week but serious speeches at the Bundestag in Berlin today. The coalition partners will need to vote but the messages were delivered with meaning. Indeed, a special session for the German Parliament; a major moment. (Speeches in English on dw.com)
When packing for a trip to France I thought about packing the opera gloves and Bavarian hat because of what my Italian friend said earlier that day, “war is in the wind”. What a difference a week makes, not to mention several decades.
Putin’s war has seriously triggered the Europeans. For a decade I’ve written how Europeans are serious about solidarity. The EU is all about No War, and they mean it.