European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel expressed their condolences on the death of European Parliament Speaker David Sassoli.
On her Twitter page, the head of the EC wrote that she was deeply saddened by the loss of the great European and proud Italian. According to her, David Sassoli was a passionate journalist, an outstanding President of the European Parliament and, above all, a dear friend.
Michel noted on Twitter that the EU will miss Sassoli. He wrote that they no longer have enough of his human warmth, generosity and smile.
Also, the Secretary of State at the French Foreign Ministry, Clement Bon, expressed his condolences.
We will remind, the President of the European Parliament David Sassoli died in the oncological center of the Italian city of Aviano. He was 65 years old. Death was due to dysfunction of the immune system.