Karl von Habsburg Calls for Decisive Action in Speech on the Future of Europe

PeopleOther ♦ Published: January 11, 2024; 16:26 ♦ (Vindobona)

Karl von Habsburg, President of the Pan-European Movement Austria, used the annual "Speech on the Future of Europe" to address important European policy issues. The motto of the online matinee was "Courage to take responsibility".

Karl von Habsburg advocates for increased military support for Ukraine and calls for a comprehensive European foreign and security policy. / Picture: © Matthias Dolenc

In his speech, von Habsburg paid particular attention to the need for a coherent European foreign and security policy and discussed the significance of the 2024 European elections in the context of current geopolitical challenges.

A central point of his speech was the war in Ukraine and the associated European response. Von Habsburg criticized the EU's hesitant stance to date…