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The European Parliament's Secretary General, Klaus Welle, has Euro politicians to more slowly and to to their native language instead of using English. This is to help the hundreds of interpreters who at the institution. Mr Welle said many interpreters were difficulties doing their job. He said: "It's extremely important that people do not too fast." He politicians not to English if it was not their native language as this things for the translators. He added: "It's also extremely important for interpreters that people speak their own language. If the politicians speak a foreign language, the quality of interpretation down."

There are 24 official languages at the European Parliament. The most recent additions Croatian, Irish, Bulgarian and Romanian. A small army of 330 interpreters employed to everyone each other. The parliament employs an additional 1,800 freelancers. It also has about 700 translators, who over 100,000 pages each month. If everyone Mr Welle's request, only politicians from the UK would be allowed to speak English, even though many members are multi-lingual. Many to speak in English to the confusion of having several simultaneous interpreters. The parliament's annual budget for interpreters $50 million.

 
 

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