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Speech by the President to the Eastern Partnership Summit

Speeches - Foreign Affairs - Brussels - 24-11-2017

the Eastern Partnership Summit 
The fact that you are with us here today confirms the central importance, in the broader context of the Eastern Partnership, of the European Neighbourhood Policy, both for the EU and for our partners. The outcome of the last summit, held two years ago in Riga, should prompt us, in a spirit of renewed faith and optimism, to consider further steps to strengthen this important partnership.  (Read more)
 (Brussels ). 
It is a real pleasure to see this Chamber full to the rafters to discuss the major issue of our partnership with our African friends. The African Union-European Union Summit will take place in exactly one week’s time in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. I will straightaway say that that Summit must be different from the others, and must yield tangible results and a clear and precise roadmap. (Read more)

European Parliament President concludes visit to Bulgaria

Press Release - Sofia - 21-11-2017

Antonio Tajani and Boyko Borissov 
European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani concluded his visit to Sofia where Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and his government presented the priorities of the incoming Bulgarian Presidency of the Council starting on 1 January 2018 to the Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament. (Read more)
Antonio Tajani (Brussels ). 
European Parliament’s African week, an initiative promoted by President Tajani ahead of the EU-Africa Summit in Abidjan, has begun. Many Parliament committees and delegations will be involved in colloquia, meetings and debates with the aim of setting the terms of a new partnership with Africa. (Read more)

The President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani announces European Parliament Delegation to Libya from 16 to 22 December

Press Release - Foreign Affairs - Strasbourg - 15-11-2017

Antonio TAJANI. 
The objective of the mission is to verify the situation in the country with emphasis on the efforts of the Libyan authorities in the stabilisation process. In a meeting held this morning with the Chair of the Delegation Ines Ayala Sender, President Tajani marked the importance of assessing also the situation with regards to respect of fundamental rights in Libya. (Read more)