Presidents Sassoli and von der Leyen and Prime Minister Costa will hold a joint press conference on the priorities of the Portuguese Council Presidency at 13.00 CET on Wednesday.
When: Wednesday 20 January 13.00 CET
Where: EP Press room and via Interactio
After the debate in plenary, EP President David Sassoli, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Portugal’s Prime Minister António Costa will comment on the programme of the Portuguese Presidency, which focuses on the economic and social recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, achieving an inclusive climate and digital transition, and giving a new impetus to EU relations with Africa and Latin America. They are also expected to talk about COVID-19 vaccination, EU’s relations with the new US administration, and shaping the Conference on the Future of Europe.
Interpretation will be available at the press conference in English, French and Italian and Portuguese.Journalists wishing to actively participate and ask questions, please connect via Interactio by using the link.You can also follow it live from 13.00 CET via Parliament’s webstreaming and EbS+.