It is only by working twice as hard to respond to the concerns of citizens that the European Parliament will win back the general public's trust. I look forward to the challenge, working for all Europeans over the next two and a half years.
Antonio TAJANI - President of the European Parliament
Managing migration is one of our citizens’ main concerns. This is clear in the results of the European Parliament’s most recent Eurobarometer survey. This should come as no surprise. For more than a decade now, against the backdrop of the worsening situation in Syria and the instability besetting Libya, news reports have been painting a disastrous picture. We are all too familiar with the images of capsizing boats in the Mediterranean, corpses in the desert, lifeless children on beaches.
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I am proud that today’s date, 15 June 2017, will stand for the end of roaming charges in the European Union for our citizens. This is a historic achievement that heralds a new era for students, business travellers and tourists alike. Finally, Europeans from all walks of life will be able to travel throughout the EU without incurring the often huge additional expense incurred for making calls or using the internet abroad.
(Read more) : European Parliament President on the End of Roaming Fees