Sassoli hospitalised. All official engagements cancelled 
 

Statement on behalf of the President of the European Parliament

"The President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli, has been in hospital in Italy since 26 December.

"This hospitalisation was necessary because of a serious complication due to a dysfunction of the immune system.

"As a result, all official activities of the President of the European Parliament have been cancelled."

Spokesman Roberto Cuillo