Press Conference by EP President Sassoli on EU summit, today at 14.30 

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Following his address to heads of state or government during the EU summit, President Sassoli will hold a press conference today at 14.30.

When: Thursday 25 March, at 14.30

Where: EP Press room and via Interactio

President David Sassoli is set to convey Parliament’s position and answer journalists’ questions regarding the topics discussed during the summit, particularly the EU’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, EU-US relations, Turkey and the Single Market.

Interpretation will be available in Italian, English, French and German.

Journalists wishing to actively participate and ask questions, please connect via Interactio by using this:

You can also follow it live from 14.30 via Parliament’s webstreaming and EbS+.

Important notice: Following advice from Parliament’s medical service, EP President Sassoli has decided that anyone wishing to enter Parliament’s premises must wear either a surgical mask or an FFP2 respiratory mask as of 8 March. You will not be allowed to enter Parliament wearing a ‘community mask’ or any mask made of textiles.

Information for the media - Use Interactio to ask questions

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.