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After the American Congress, Mark Zuckerberg will explain himself to the European Parliament. The boss of Facebook will also be received on May 23 by Emmanuel Macron at the Élysée.
Why this is important: Mark Zuckerberg finally accedes to the request of MEPs, who demanded his arrival for a month in the midst of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In Brussels, the boss of Facebook will meet the leaders of political groups in the European Parliament, as well as the president and rapporteur of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and External Affairs. However, contrary to what most MEPs hoped, the meetings will be held behind closed doors. Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament, hopes that Mark Zuckerberg will visit Belgium “from next week“. If the CEO of the social network is indeed flying to Brussels next week, his coming to the European Parliament would coincide with the entry into force of the GDPR, scheduled for May 25.