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Latest news, press releases, information and audiovisual material from the President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani

President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, meeting with Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan

Press Release - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Brussels - 28-03-2017

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Tomorrow, Prime Minister May is expected to trigger Article 50 and the Conference of Presidents will discuss the Parliament’s position on the Brexit negotiations and the Parliament will play a key role in deciding the outcome of the negotiations. As European Parliament President, I will ensure that all positions will be fairly represented in this debate. We will work hard towards achieving a fair and orderly divorce between the EU and the UK and the Parliament will ensure that the interests of our citizens will be protected. (Read more)

European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, on meeting with Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas

Press Release - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Brussels - 27-03-2017

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Achieving peace in Middle East is of crucial importance for the region and for the whole world. This was the main message to come out of today´s meeting between European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, and Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas. President Tajani stressed that peace and stability will help to reduce migration flows and fight fundamentalist and radicalisation inside and outside Europe. (Read more)

Speech by the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani - Celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaties of Rome

Speeches - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Rome - 25-03-2017

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Today we are celebrating a great story of freedom. The desire for freedom was what gave us the strength to rise up from the ashes of war. Freedom was won at a great cost, a freedom we also owe to allies who crossed oceans to sacrifice their lives for us. (Read more)

Speech by the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, at the Quirinale

Speeches - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Rome - 24-03-2017

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Mr President, Thank you for agreeing to meet the representatives of the peoples of Europe on the eve of the celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome. The citizens are the true protagonists of the story of European democracy. Our actions derive their force and legitimacy from their involvement. (Read more)

Visit to Rome and Norcia by European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, and speech to the President of the Italian Republic

Press Release - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Rome - 24-03-2017

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President Antonio Tajani is leading a delegation of Vice-Presidents, Quaestors and political group leaders from the European Parliament to Italy in the margins of the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome celebrations on 25 March. The MEPs debated with high-level authorities in Norcia, a city hit by earthquakes last year and met with the civic society representatives from the region.   (Read more)