ETUC Demonstation for Peace&Dialogue, Brussels, 24/02/2022
Speech by Esther Lynch, ETUC Deputy General Secretary
"Trade unions are always and everywhere against war
We condemn the attacks on Ukraine.
War is never in the interest of working people.
Trade unions are always and everywhere
For peace and dialogue
For peace and democracy
For peace and justice
We call on the EU leaders meeting tonight to take all necessary steps to end the attacks, protect the people and to achieve peace.
Colleagues we came to call for pay justice and now we will raise our voices for justice and peace and we will stand still in silence in solidarity for all the working people caught up in the attacks.
Let’s start by raising our voices …"