“Why are authoritarian regimes so afraid of Europe? We do not wage war, we do not impose our model. So why? Our values make them afraid,” Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, stated on the occasion of the memorial ceremony for President David Maria Sassoli.
“David Sassoli’s question now feels like a prophecy.
“One year after his passing, David’s memory still warms our hearts and shows us the way,” she added.