EU Parliament President Sassoli dies after hospitalisation


European Parliament President David Sassoli has died, his spokesperson Roberto Cuillo said in a tweet on Tuesday.

Sassoli, 65, passed away at 1:15 am on Tuesday in Italy, where he was hospitalised, Cuillo added.

Sassoli has been hospitalised in Italy since December 26 due to a "serious complication" related to his immune system, his office had said on Monday. 

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