The cause of death of Sassoli, Speaker of the European Parliament, has been named

The President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli, died Tuesday, January 11, due to complications caused by immune system disorders. This was announced by his spokesman Roberto Quillo on Twitter.

German politician and member of the European Parliament Ismail Ertug expressed his condolences and admitted to being stunned by his colleague’s early passing.

“What a great shock and a great loss! I am deeply saddened. He left us too soon. My condolences to his family!” – the German MEP wrote on Twitter.