On the second stop of her campaign, EPP Lead Candidate Ursula von der Leyen addressed delegates at a meeting of the CDU Niedersachsen in Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany.

The speech is available in German and English here:

DE Speech of the EPP Lead Candidate 12 April 2024

EN Speech of EPP Lead Candidate Ursula von der Leyen 12 April 2024

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