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Syria: EU must do more to stop the atrocities of Putin and Assad 

Syria: EU must do more to stop the atrocities of Putin and Assad 
EU Governments yesterday adopted a statement on the situation in Syria strongly condemning all attacks against civilians and civilian infrastructure and calling for an immediate halt to fighting in Aleppo. 

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Syria: EU must do more to stop the atrocities of Putin and Assad 

Syria: EU must do more to stop the atrocities of Putin and Assad 
EU Governments yesterday adopted a statement on the situation in Syria strongly condemning all attacks against civilians and civilian infrastructure and calling for an immediate halt to fighting in Aleppo. 

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Reaction of Guy Verhofstadt, leader of the Liberals and Democrats in the European Parliament, to Jean-Claude Juncker’s intention to allocate the Security Union to Sir Julian King (UK):

“The fact that Mr. Juncker has chosen to nominate a commissioner to coordinate anti-terrorism policies at a European level is definitely a good thing. I am also pleased to see that the commissioner’s task is thought through at an operatio…

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Reaction of Guy Verhofstadt, leader of the Liberals and Democrats in the European Parliament, to Jean-Claude Juncker’s intention to allocate the Security Union to Sir Julian King (UK):

“The fact that Mr. Juncker has chosen to nominate a commissioner to coordinate anti-terrorism policies at a European level is definitely a good thing. I am also pleased to see that the commissioner’s task is thought through at an operatio…

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Spain and Portugal: Symbolic sanctions for breaking deficit targets needed – Commission should have shown that persistent breaches of the EU budgetary rules have political consequences-

Reacting to today’s European Commission decision to propose to Member States not to sanction Spain and Portugal for persistently breaching the deficit targets under the Stability and Growth Pact, the rules to co-ordinate fiscal policies i…

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Spain and Portugal: Symbolic sanctions for breaking deficit targets needed – Commission should have shown that persistent breaches of the EU budgetary rules have political consequences-

Reacting to today’s European Commission decision to propose to Member States not to sanction Spain and Portugal for persistently breaching the deficit targets under the Stability and Growth Pact, the rules to co-ordinate fiscal policies i…

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Guy Verhofstadt: “Parliament will block a deal that creates a new favourable status for the UK.”

Reacting to the news coverage that British PM Theresa May is on her way to negotiating UK access to the single market with an additional rebate and a 7 to 10 year emergency break on EU-migration, Guy Verhofstadt, leader of the Liberals an…

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Guy Verhofstadt: “Parliament will block a deal that creates a new favourable status for the UK.”

Reacting to the news coverage that British PM Theresa May is on her way to negotiating UK access to the single market with an additional rebate and a 7 to 10 year emergency break on EU-migration, Guy Verhofstadt, leader of the Liberals an…

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Guy Verhofstadt: “Parliament will block a deal that creates a new favourable status for the UK.”

Reacting to the news coverage that British PM Theresa May is on her way to negotiating UK access to the single market with an additional rebate and a 7 to 10 year emergency break on EU-migration, Guy Verhofstadt, leader of the Liberals an…

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ALDE MEP Martina Dlabajová: EU Youth Guarantee not fully exploited in Italy

ALDE MEP Martina Dlabajová: EU Youth Guarantee not fully exploited in Italy
A delegation of members of the European Parliament’s Committee on Budgetary Control, headed by ALDE MEP Martina Dlabajová, has accomplished their fact-finding mission to Southern Italy to investigate the use of the European Social Fund, with particular reference to the Youth employment initiative (YEI) and Youth Guarantee, in the Italian regions of Sicily and Calabria.

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