Commmissioner Pierre MOSCOVICI in Rome, Italy - EU monitor

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Commmissioner Pierre MOSCOVICI in Rome, Italy

Het Colosseum in Rome
date November 22, 2019 12:22
city Rome, Italy
station EbS+
attending P. (Pierre) Moscovici i et al.
organisation European Commission (EC) i


12:22:54 Press conference by Pierre MOSCOVICI, Member of the EC in charge of Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs


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