The following speech was given on January 11 to honor the 60th birthday of Karl von Habsburg, the head of the House of Habsburg-Lorraine and the grandson of the last Austro-Hungarian ruler, Emperor Charles I. As president of the Austrian branch of the Paneuropean Union, von Habsburg presented his beliefs on European unity.
The speech below has been translated from the original German:
A birthday should not only be a reason for celebration, but also an opportunity for critical ref…
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