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Brexit: EPP Group regrets that the UK is leaving

Brexit: EPP Group regrets that the UK is leaving The European Parliament will vote on the conclusion of the Withdrawal Agreement on Wednesday. “The EPP Group regrets that the UK is leaving the EU, but respects the decision of the British people by giving its support to the Withdrawal Agreement between the Council and the UK,” declared MEP Danuta Hübner, Spokeswoman for the EPP Group in the Consti...
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European Council: Statement by Presidents Michel, Sassoli and von der Leyen on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau

Statement by Presidents Michel, Sassoli and von der Leyen on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau   “To forget the dead would be akin to killing them a second time.” ― Elie Wiesel, Night Seventy-five years ago, Allied Forces liberated the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. They ended the most abhorrent crime in European history, the planned annihilation of the ...
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Syria: Statement by the Spokesperson on military attacks on civilians in Idlib

Syria: Statement by the Spokesperson on military attacks on civilians in Idlib Brussels, 23/01/2020 - 10:58, UNIQUE ID: 200123_3 Airstrikes by the Syrian regime and its backers in north west Syria have killed at least 35 people, many of them civilians, women and children in the last few days. Yet another ceasefire has been flouted. More than 350,00...
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EPP Group: Do not confuse the Central Bank with the Environment Agency

Do not confuse the Central Bank with the Environment Agency EPP Group Members in the Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs warn against "overstretching the mandate" of the European Central Bank, when aiming to reduce CO2 emissions in Europe. "We must not confuse the European Central Bank (ECB) and the European Environment Agency (EEA),...
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Venezuela: High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell met with Juan Guaidó, President of the National Assembly of Venezuela

Venezuela: High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell met with Juan Guaidó, President of the National Assembly of Venezuela Brussels, 22/01/2020 - 16:13, UNIQUE ID: 200122_2 Today, High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell met with Juan Guaidó, President of the National Assembly of Venezuela. They discussed the further aggravation of t...
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S&D Group Press Release: Iratxe García encourages the Commission to be more ambitious on citizens’ participation on the Conference on the Future of Europe

S&D Group Press Release Iratxe García encourages the Commission to be more ambitious on citizens’ participation on the Conference on the Future of Europe Socialists and Democrats have been closely working with other political groups on the parliamentary resolution on the Conference on the Future of Europe adopted last week, and they have led the call for openness and engagement with citizen...
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EPP Group: Gas is an important stepping-stone towards the EU Green Deal

“Gas is an important energy source in the transition to even cleaner energy sources over the next number of years. Gas is, so to speak, a bridging technology on our way to achieving our ambitious CO2 reduction goals towards 2030,” said Christian Ehler MEP and EPP Group Spokesman in the Industry Committee (ITRE). This is in connection with today's vote in the Committee regarding the approval of 151...
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European space conference: Welcome address by High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell

European space conference: Welcome address by High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell Good morning to everybody, bonjour à tout le monde. I am very happy to be here and deliver the opening remarks at this European space conference. It is not the usual rhetoric, saying that I am very happy to be here. In this case it is really true. Dans ce cas, c’es...
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EPP Group: Trade Agreements will create jobs and protect human rights in Vietnam

The EPP Group wants to use the Trade and Investment Agreements between Vietnam and the EU as a door opener to access other Asian markets. At the same time, the agreements shall raise environmental, labour and human rights standards in Vietnam. "The Trade and Investment Agreements with Vietnam can boost our trade and therefore create growth and jobs, both in Europe and Vietnam. The agreement...
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EBA, NGVA and ACEA sign joint call to accelerate the deployment of refuelling infrastructure

The European Biogas Association (EBA), together with Natural and bio Gas Vehicle Association (NGVA) and the European Automobile Manufacturers Association, signed yesterday a joint call for further deployment of refuelling infrastructure to trigger a successful energy transition leading to carbon neutrality. The signatories call on the European Union to: Expand natural gas infrastructure to ev...
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