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David Sassoli elected as European Parliament President - The International Diplomat
(Brussels) – Newly-elected European Parliament President David Sassoli is a former television journalist who turned to politics 10 years ago as a centre-left MEP. Parliament chose the 63-year-old social democrat to succeed another Italian, Antonio Tajani, an ally of Silvio Berlusconi from the right-wing EPP group. His election means Italy keeps one of its three …