Who is Roberta Metsola, the new president of the European Parliament?
19 January 2022 | 8:17 am
Maltese conservative politician Roberta Metsola is the new president of the European Parliament. While many praise the 43-year-old as a bridge-builder, others criticize her anti-abortion stance.
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