The President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli, has died at the age of 65.
David Sassoli died in his home country of Italy at 1:15 a.m. today.
According to sources, he was admitted to the hospital due to ill health. Political leaders from all over the world, including the European leadership, have expressed their condolences on his death.
According to sources, he had been hospitalized since December 26. David Sassoli belonged to the Social Democratic Party of Italy.
David Sasoli, who began his career as a journalist, was elected a member of the European Parliament in 2009. In 2019, he was elected President of the European Parliament.