Press Conference by EP President Sassoli and Portugal’s Prime Minister Costa 

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Following today’s meeting of Parliament’s Conference of Presidents, President Sassoli and Prime Minister Costa will hold a joint press conference.

Wednesday 2 December - 12:40 pm

EP Press room and via Interactio

Ahead of the press conference, EP President David Sassoli and political group leaders will have a remote meeting with Portugal’s Prime Minister António Costa to discuss the priorities of the Portuguese EU Council Presidency starting on 1 January 2021.

The press conference afterwards will be interpreted into Italian, Portuguese, English and French. You can follow it live from 12:40 via Parliament’s webstreaming and EbS+.

President Sassoli will take the floor from Parliament’s Anna Politkovskaya press conference room, Prime Minister António Costa from the Centro Cutural de Belém in Lisbon.

Information for the media - Use Interactio to ask questions

Journalists who want to ask questions, can connect via Interactio by using the link

Interactio is only supported on iPad (with the Safari browser) and Mac/Windows (with the Google Chrome browser).

When connecting, enter your name and the media you are representing in the first name / last name fields.

For better sound quality, use headphones and a microphone. Interpretation is only possible for interventions with video.

Journalists who have never used Interactio before are asked to connect 30 minutes before the start of the press conference to perform a connection test. IT assistance can be provided if necessary.

For more details, check the connection guidelines and recommendations for remote speakers.