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#OLAF – Asian and EU customs co-operation makes huge scoop of counterfeit goods

#OLAF – Asian and EU customs co-operation makes huge scoop of counterfeit goods

| October 9, 2019

Operation HYGIEA: Approximatively 200,000 pieces of counterfeit perfumes, toothpastes, cosmetics, 120 tonnes of counterfeit detergents, shampoos, diapers as well as more than 4.2 million of other counterfeit goods (battery cells, footwear, toys, tennis balls, shavers, electronic devices, etc.), 77 million cigarettes and 44 tonnes of counterfeit water pipe tobacco have been seized by the Asian […]

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MEPs voice grave concerns about #NordStream2 project

MEPs voice grave concerns about #NordStream2 project

The Nord Stream 2 project goes against the objectives of the Energy Union, harms solidarity among EU member states and should be considered from a geopolitical as well as an economic perspective, said MEPs in a debate with Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete on Monday evening (9 May) in Strasbourg. Several MEPs […]

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Debate on smuggling of migrants in Mediterranean

Debate on smuggling of migrants in Mediterranean

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hundreds of men, women and children fleeing Syria were confined by smugglers in cargo ships sailing from Turkey to Italy.©BELGAIMAGE/AFP/Y.Kourtoglou MEPs discussed the recent cases of migrants smuggled in cargo ships from Turkey to Italy and abandoned at sea by the crew and other incidents in the Mediterranean with Commissioner Avramopoulos on Tuesday evening (13 […]

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