Verhofstadt wins European Leader Award

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Former Belgian prime minister Guy Verhofstadt, who now leads the liberal fraction in the European Parliament, has been given the European Leader Award, together with his green fraction counterpart Daniel Cohn- Bendit.

Former Belgian prime minister Guy Verhofstadt, who now leads the liberal fraction in the European Parliament, has been given the European Leader Award, together with his green fraction counterpart Daniel Cohn- Bendit.

The Fleming Verhofstadt and the German/French politician, who were nominated as a team, co-wrote For Europe!, a book calling for a more united, federal Europe. They were chosen by an online poll ahead of European Central Bank chairman Mario Draghi, Polish prime minister Donald Tusk and EU commissioner Viviane Reding.

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Verhofstadt wins European Leader Award

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