Tag: David Sassoli

MEPs demand a unified EU response in fight against coronavirus

Lead MEPs from all political groups gathered in a special session in the Brussels chamber on Thursday while others followed the debate from home. 687 MEPs participated in the first vote to approve the urgency procedure.

“Europe is correcting lack of coordination” – Sassoli

Europe is correcting the selfishness and lack of coordination between national governments in the face of the COVID-19 crisis, according to EP President David Sassoli.

Border controls should be based on advice from health authorities –...

Introducing internal border controls when not based on the advice or data from health authorities causes more harm than good, said EP President David Sassoli.

EP dedicates a minute of silence to drowned migrants

European Parliament president David Sassoli opened the October plenary session with a minute of silence for the asylum seekers that drowned off...

“No progress”; EP President meets with Johnson

Following a meeting with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, President of the European Parliament (EP) Davis Sassoli said that there has been “no progress”...