Tag: Hans van Baalen

#Turkey: European Commission fails to ask for a halt in accession talks

#Turkey: European Commission fails to ask for a halt in accession talks

| November 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

In its progress report on Turkey the European Commission presents a detailed overview of the serious deterioration of rule of law and democracy in Turkey. However, the Commission failed to draw the appropriate political conclusions: to propose the suspension of negotiations and articulate clear criteria under which these can be resumed again. MEP Hans van […]

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#europeancouncil Dutch MEPs share expectations on Council presidency ahead of debate

#europeancouncil Dutch MEPs share expectations on Council presidency ahead of debate

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

MEPs will debate the priorities of the Dutch Council Presidency with Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in the morning of January 2o. The presidency’s main objectives are focussing on essentials and growth while connecting with civil society. Here there are Dutch MEPs across the political spectrum expectations, collected in December, ahead […]

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