MEPs debate with the presidents of the European Council and Commission the conclusions of the Special European Council meeting of 9 February and preparation of the European Council meeting of 23-24 March 2023. EU's Heads of state or government focus on the latest developments in Russia’s war against Ukraine and the EU’s continued support for Ukraine, on competitiveness, the Single Market, how to boost the EU economy, and on energy related issues. Opening statements by Charles MICHEL, President of the European Council, and by Ursula von der LEYEN, President of the European Commission. This transcription is a result of an automatic process. Please check against delivery.