Press Conference by EP President Sassoli and Slovenia’s Prime Minister Janša

(Source: European Parliament)

On 26 May, EP President David Sassoli and Prime Minister Janez Janša will hold a joint press conference on the priorities of the incoming Slovenian Council Presidency.

Where: Wednesday 26 May – 13.15

When: 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 Prime Minister Janez Janša and the Slovenian government to discuss the programme of the Slovenian EU Council Presidency starting on 1 July 2021.

President Sassoli will take the floor from Parliament’s Anna Politkovskaya press conference room, Prime Minister Janez Janša from Brdo Congress Centre in Ljubljana.

The press conference will be interpreted into Italian, Slovene, English and French.

You can follow it from Parliament’s press room or watch it live from 13.15 on 26 May via the EP’s webstreaming and EbS+.

Journalists wishing to actively participate remotely and ask questions, please connect via Interactio:

Important notice: Following the decision by EP President Sassoli upon the advice of Parliament’s medical service, anyone wishing to enter Parliament’s premises must wear a medical type face mask. Entering Parliament wearing so-called ‘community masks’ or other masks made of textiles will not be allowed.

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.

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