Watch: EU chief pays his respects to Daphne Caruana Galizia at Bidnija

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

On Thursday morning, the President of the European Council Charles Michel visited the site in Bidnija where journalist Daphne Caruana Galiza was assassinated nearly three years ago.

Charles Michel held also a private meeting with the Caruana Galizia family and gave his comments to the media.

The President of the European Council said that he wanted to pay tribute to the memory of Daphne Caruana Galizia. He said that what happened was a shame for the European values, the rule of law, the freedom of speech as the freedom of the press are fundamental European values and that we need to fight in order to promote them day after day.

I pay tribute to the memory of #DaphneCaruanaGalizia and I express my deepest sympathy to her family.What happened is…

Posted by Charles MICHEL on Thursday, September 17, 2020

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