Members of the European Parliament make a selfie with French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne during a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary

Video. The European Parliament marks 70th anniversary in Strasbourg

Members of the European Parliament on Tuesday marked 70 years since its first assembly back in 1952. 

Members of the European Parliament on Tuesday marked 70 years since its first assembly back in 1952. 

Among those who attended the special anniversary session were France's Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne and European Parliament President Roberta Metsola.

Elisabeth Borne called the European Parliament the "heart of democracy" and a "scathing denial of destructive attempts" such as in Ukraine.

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