Roberta Metsola has been elected president of the European Parliament on Tuesday in the midterm elections.
“Roberta Metsola elected new President of the European Parliament with 458 votes,” the EU institution announced on Twitter.
“I am honored to have been elected by my colleagues as president of the European Parliament,” Metsola told reporters at a news conference.
“I know that I have big shoes to fill, and I will pay a tribute to David (Sassoli) and all those before him by always, always standing up for this house and for Europe,” she said.
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