European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen expressed solidarity with India and said that European Union (EU) stands with the country in the challenging times of the Covid-19 pandemic. "It was for us a very historical moment to make sure that EU stands firmly at the side of India in this challenging time and assure PM Modi of our solidarity and support with all that's needed at moment, from oxygen generators to medicines and ventilators," she said at a press briefing in the presence of European Council President Charles Michel and Portugal Prime Minister Antonio Costa. Watch the full video for more.
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President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen on May 08 said, "It was a remarkable Summit because it widened the scope and the view on the untapped potential in the relationship of the European Union and India." Prime Minister Narendra Modi today also virtually participated in the meeting of EU as a special invitee, on the invitation of Council's President.
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