Malta Elections: The Leaders’ Debate – Media Reports Roundup
The Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and the PN leader Adrian Delia faced each other in the last debate prior to this weekend’s elections.
Here’s what the media had to say about it so far
The Malta Independent: Cordial final BA debate between PL, PN leaders focuses on central themes of the campaign.
The central theme of the debate was the European Union, 15 years of experience and the future. The report also focuses on the issues discussed including migration, abortion, the Council of Europe report on Malta and infrastructure. (Read Report Here)
Joseph Muscat and Adrian Delia had a tame exchange in the second and final debate of this electoral campaign on Wednesday evening.
The Prime Minister accused the Opposition leader of leading a campaign based on “nonsense” by raising non-issues like abortion.
Delia rebutted by accusing Muscat of embracing the socialists’ lead candidate Frans Timmermans, who has proposed an 18% corporate tax across the EU, which would be damaging to Malta. (Read Report Here)
Times of Malta : Muscat, Delia face off in last campaign debate
Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and Opposition leader Adrian Delia debated abortion, the environment, and migration, among a myriad of other issues in a final TV showdown on Wednesday ahead of the European elections.
The two leaders largely stuck to their respective campaign messages but Dr Muscat appeared to be more confrontational than he had been in previous debates with Dr Delia.
Moderator Mario Xuereb rang in the first round with a toughly worded question on abortion for Dr Delia. (Read report here)
CD via CiConsulta BeInformed Media Monitoring Service