Press European Parliament plenary session moved to Brussels

News | 07-03-2020 in TVI24

In an interview with TVI24, MEP Graça Carvalho talked about the European Parliament’s decision to move the plenary session from Strasbourg to Brussels and about the medical services recommendations to the EU institutions’ workers. MEP Carvalho told TVI24 that the decision aims at safeguarding the MEPs, workers, and population’s health. Moreover, all non-essential meetings were cancelled. MEP Carvalho also said that the European Parliament’s response is adequate to the level of risk. The Portuguese MEP criticised the Commission, saying it should reinforce research on a Covid-19 vaccine. On the other hand, the MEP praised the Commission’s efforts in ensuring that all countries have enough masks and protective equipment.

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