EU's Von der Leyen Delivers State of the Union Address
07:19 GMT 15.09.2021 (Updated: 17:15 GMT 12.04.2023)
Sputnik is live from Strasbourg, France, as President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen is delivering a speech at a plenary session of the European Parliament, taking place on 13-16 September.
Von der Leyen is expected to touch upon the EU's COVID-19 response, including vaccination efforts, as well as the bloc's economic recovery. The recent developments in Afghanistan are also on the agenda.
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