Alexander Stubb

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Alexander Stubb

Cai-Göran Alexander Stubb (born 1 April 1968 in Helsinki) is a Finnish politician and was Minister for Foreign Affairs in 20082011 and a Member of the European Parliament with the European People's Party (EPP) 20042008.

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  • "I had always regarded language as more a question of utility than identity. Therefore, I promptly noted that all the (EU) meetings should be conducted in English and French. My older colleagues laughed. Later I understood why. On the second day of the Finnish presidency (of the EU) a German delegation refused to participate in an informal ministerial meeting because no German interpretation had been arranged." [1]
  • "Call me the “stan” man. Or have you ever been to Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kirghizia or Kazakhstan. Give it eight weeks and I will have done them all. "[2]

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  1. Alexander Stubb The naked truth and other stories about Finns and Europeans WSOY 2009 p 13, 31
  2. Alexander Stubb The naked truth and other stories about Finns and Europeans WSOY 2009 p 88

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