European Parliament President David Sassoli Has Died
European Parliament President David Sassoli has died, his spokesperson Roberto Cuillo said in a tweet on Tuesday. Sassoli, 65, passed away at 1.15 am this morning in Italy, where he was hospitalised, Cuillo added. Sassoli has been hospitalised in Italy since Dec. 26 due to a “serious complication” related to his immune system, his office had said on Monday. Roberta Metsola, European Parliament First VP and candidate for the post of European Parliament President, in a tweet, said that Europe has lost a leader and democracy had lost a champion.
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