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MEPs Brok and Plenkovic: Strong solidarity with those fighting for reforms in Ukraine

01-09-2015 - 09:32

The situation in Ukraine was debated during the AFET committee meeting of 31 August 2015. On this occasion, Elmar Brok (EPP, DE), Chairman of the AFET Committee and Andrej Plenkovic (EPP, HR), Chairman of the delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee expressed their strong solidarity with those fighting for reforms in Ukraine.

Better achieving the EU foreign policy goals: committee debate. EU budget 2016: vote

26-08-2015 - 17:39
MEPs voting during a committee meeting

The Committee on Foreign Affairs will discuss the EU's role within the UN and related ways of better achieving its foreign policy goals, after which it will look at its opinion report on the European Energy Union. The Committee will also vote on its opinions regarding the EU general budget for 2016 and the new international climate agreement that will be finalised in Paris in December 2015. The meeting will take place on 31.08.15.

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