Opening remarks by President von der Leyen at the joint press conference with President Michel following the special meeting of the European Council of 1 February 2024
Today is a very special day. The European Council re-confirmed Europe's unwavering commitment to stand with Ukraine. We all know that Ukraine is fighting for us. So we will support them with the necessary funding and provide them with the much-needed predictability they deserve.
Statement by President von der Leyen on the agreement between Israel and Hamas on an extension of the pause in hostilities
I welcome the agreement reached on the extension of 2 days of the pause in hostilities between Israel and Hamas. I once again call on the Hamas terrorists to release all hostages taken during their horrific attack of October 7th.