In his welcome speech to the incoming European Council President, Charles Michel, Donald Tusk discusses his legacy as President of the European Council. He looks back on some of the crises that the European Union has struggled with from the very beginning of his mandate: Greece, migration, Ukraine, ISIS and its terrorist attacks within the EU and Brexit.

Going forward he encourages President Michel to strive for unity in the European Union and praises Europe as a continent of freedom and the rule of law.

To see full details of the speech click here.