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Europe is showing the power of solidarity

 07-04-2020

European Parliament President David Sassoli called an extraordinary plenary session on 26 March to approve measures to tackle COVID-19. 

Europe is moving. Faced with this dramatic situation, with a duty to defend lives, livelihoods, and stability for all, the European Union is acting. Of course, we had to fight against national selfishness, but now it is a clear how we are going to face this emergency” he said. 

Decisions were taken by the European Parliament to make money available to help limit the effects of COVID-19 and to support the research for a vaccine. 

Watch the full statement in video here.

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