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Debate in Strasbourg highlighted ‘clear split’ within European Parliament on recognition of Palestinian state

Debate in Strasbourg highlighted ‘clear split’ within European Parliament on recognition of Palestinian state

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Opinion by Yossi Lempkowicz There was due to be a debate and vote on the issue of recognition of a Palestinian state last Thursday (27 November) but while the debate took place the vote was postponed due to disagreements between the various political groups over the wording of a resolution. MEPs will vote on a […]

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Islamic State: Step up EU and international efforts to end the killing MEPs say

Islamic State: Step up EU and international efforts to end the killing MEPs say

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The murders of journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff and aid worker David Haines by the so-called Islamic State (IS) were strongly condemned by the European Parliament in a resolution voted on Thursday. The EU must use all possible means to help the Iraqi national and local authorities combat the IS, including appropriate military assistance, […]

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