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Strasbourg  
 

Today in Strasbourg, President Tajani met with Greta Thunberg, climate change activist and symbol of the "Fridays for Future" movement. After the meeting, President Tajani said: "Greta has rallied millions of young people in defence of the environment. I described everything that the European Parliament is doing to fight pollution and told her to never to stop fighting for the values she believes in.

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Brussels  
 

[Check against delivery]. Today is the last day before the 12 April deadline, and the situation is still very unclear. The British Parliament has not approved the withdrawal agreement and there is no indication as to how Mrs May’s government plans to break the deadlock.

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Brussels  
 

“I am very concerned by developments in Libya. I appeal to all parties to stop and avoid violence. “Military action is not the solution to the Libyan crisis. A new conflict would only cause further loss of life and enormous damage to the country and its people. We would also risk generating a new migratory crisis, with increased flows heading mainly towards Italy and other Mediterranean countries.

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Strasbourg  
 

"Today's vote in the European Parliament gives the definitive green light to the new copyright directive. This assembly has demonstrated its commitment to protecting and enhancing Europe's invaluable cultural and creative heritage. Our Union, the world’s largest digital market, will now benefit from modern and fair copyright protection rules.

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Brussels  
 

In his statement to EU27 leaders at the European Council, European Parliament President Antonio Tajani expressed regret with developments in the UK, stressing that the European Parliament hopes that a potential extension of Article 50 is as short as possible, and granted only if an exit treaty agreement is reached in the House of Commons next week.

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Brussels  
 

It is a great pleasure for me to welcome more than a thousand citizens, researchers, scientists, legislators, entrepreneurs and representatives of civil society and associations to the European Parliament's Chamber