Italian Antonio Tajani has been president of the European Parliament since 2017 (Photo: European Parliament)


Tajani wants second term as EU parliament president

Antonio Tajani, European Parliament president since 2017, wants a second 2.5-year term, his spokesman confirmed to EUobserver in an email on Tuesday (22 January).

The spokesman confirmed the centre-right Italian hoped to be re-elected as MEP in the May 2019 elections, following which he would have to be elected president by his fellow MEPs.

His predecessor, centre-left German Martin Schulz, is the only parliament president to have served two terms until now.

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