Press Conference by President Sassoli on COVID-19, climate change and Russia

(Source: European Parliament)

Following his address to heads of state or government during the EU summit on Monday, EP President Sassoli will hold a press conference on Tuesday at 10.00.

When: Tuesday 25 May – 10.00

Where: EP Press room and via Interactio

President Sassoli is set to convey Parliament’s position and answer journalists’ questions regarding the EU’s response to COVID-19, EU-UK relations, climate change and relations with Russia.

You can follow it from Parliament’s Anna Politkovskaya press room or watch it live from 10.00 on Tuesday via Parliament’s webstreaming and EbS+.

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

Important notice: Following EP President Sassoli’s decision upon advice from Parliament’s medical service, everyone wishing to enter Parliament’s premises must wear a medical type face mask as of 26 April. 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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