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January 19, 2021

PNL: EPP summit in Sibiu, with Iohannis, Merkel, heads of European Council, EC, EP among guests

Heads of state and Gov’t, EPP parties’ leaders, presidents of the European Council Donald Tusk, of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, and of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, are invited to attend the European People’s Party summit due in Sibiu on 9 May, ahead of the EU Summit, hosted by President Klaus Iohannis, a release by the National Liberal Party (PNL) issued  on Tuesday reads.

The EPP meeting will take place at the Astra National Museum Complex, the agenda’s main topic being the preparation of the Informal Meeting of the heads of state and Gov’t that is due on the same day, in central Sibiu.

The EPP summit will be hosted by the party’s Chair Joseph Daul, the event being to be attended by the EPP Group President with the European Parliament and the EPP candidate for the position of the EC’s head, Manfred Weber, the PNL leader Ludovic Orban, and the EPP Secretary General, Antonio Lopez-Isturiz.

Invited to participate in the meeting were President Klaus Iohannis, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Cyprus’ President Nicos Anastasiades, Bulgarian Prime minister Boiko Borissov, Latvian Prime Minister Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, and Irish Prime minister Leo Varadkar.

The EU Summit will take place in the building of the Sibiu City Hall in Piata Mare, with President Klaus Iohannis to welcome his guests in the office he used when he was the Sibiu Mayor, the current mayor of the city, Astrid Fodor said.

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the May 9 Summit dedicated to the future of the European Union and the future strategic agenda of the leaders for the 2019-2024, will gather in Sibiu 27 heads of state and government of member.



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