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European Parliament President David Sassoli Dies Aged 65

David Sassoli European Parliament PresidentSassoli died at a hospital in Italy. Credit: Olaf Kosinsky,  CC BY-SA 3.0-de/ Wikipedia

European Parliament President David Sassoli has died in the early hours of Tuesday at a hospital in Aviano, Italy. He was 65.

The Italian former journalist and center-left politician had been seriously ill for more than two weeks and canceled all official activities.

“The president of the European Parliament, David Sassoli, passed away at 1.15 a.m. on January 11 at the hospital in Aviano, Italy, where he was hospitalized,” Roberto Cuillo said on Twitter.

Grecian Delight supports Greece

I am shocked and saddened by the sudden death of the @EP_President David Sassoli. His vision of Europe as a beacon of peace and democracy in the world will shine on as a lasting legacy. We mourn this remarkable Italian and proud European.

— Prime Minister GR (@PrimeministerGR) January 11, 2022

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