The European People’s Party group (EPP) in the European Parliament has chosen to award this year’s Robert Schuman Medal to Ilkka Suominen.
Suominen is a former Finnish trade minister and member of the country’s National Coalition Party. Between 1999 and 2004 he served as a member of the EPP Group in the European Parliament.
“Ilkka Suominen has gained respect in European politics both as a national politician and in the European Parliament as a Vice-Chairman of the EPP Group. His vi...
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