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Plenary session 

The situation and destruction of forests worldwide will be debated with the Finnish Minister for European Affairs for the Council and Commissioner Vella this afternoon.

Plenary session 

President Sassoli led a minute of silence to remember Portuguese MEP André Bradford and victims of floods in Spain, at the opening of the session in Strasbourg.


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