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Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of Vice President Biden’s Meeting with European Parliament President Martin Schulz

Vice President Biden welcomed the President of the European Parliament, the Honorable Martin Schulz, to the White House today.  The Vice President emphasized the importance the United States places on continued close engagement and cooperation with the European Parliament.  The Vice President and President Schulz discussed the economic challenges and opportunities facing the United States and the European Union, stressed the importance of the Transatlantic partnership, and highlighted their mutual desire to strengthen job-supporting Transatlantic trade and investment ties.