Michel Barnier addressed the European Parliament ahead of the vote on Tuesday, calling Brexit a "failure of the European Union" and urged both Brussels and national governments to draw lessons from the UK's departure.
Serbian President Alexander Vučić was in Brussels on Monday to meet with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.
The European Commission president has announced that 70% of the adult population in the EU will receive at least one vaccine dose by July.
The multilingual platform is the starting point of a year-long exercise to reshape and reform the European Union.
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Mario Draghi said he was “very displeased by the humiliation” the EU Commission president suffered during her meeting with the Turkish president.
The tariffs will be suspended for four months initially as the standoff between the bloc and the US eased.
The EU plan to fight variants, called HERA Incubator, will be a public-private partnership, pooling knowledge from researchers, biotech companies, manufacturers, the health sector and public authorities and regulators.
Speaking before the European Parliament, the President of the European Commission said the EU's common vaccine strategy was the right thing to do in the name of European solidarity.