Baku. 18 January. REPORT.AZ/ Italian conservative Antonio Tajani has been elected the new president of the European Parliament.
Report informs citing the Reuters.
Mr Tajani secured 351 votes, against 282 for Mr Pittella, a socialist. The contest ran to the maximum four rounds.
He was one of the fourteen vice-presidents of the European Parliament and the European Commissioner for Industry and Entrepreneurship, and was also one of the vice-presidents of the European Commission.