INTA voted on many files, among them the "Anti-torture Regulation" aiming to step-up EU-wide controls on items that could be misused for capital punishment or torture; and the Resolution on "Accession of Ecuador to the concluded Trade Agreement EU-Colombia and Peru" where MEPs adopted their position on the envisaged accession before Parliament will be requested to give its consent (probably next year).
Goods or substances that may be misused for torture or execution should not be promoted for export, so as to prevent their spread, said the International Trade Committee, voting on Tuesday to strengthen EU “Anti-torture” rules. MEPs want to widen today’s EU ban to include services, e.g. marketing in expos or online catalogues, but also finance, transport and insurance. They also want to ban transit of prohibited goods via the EU and add a “catch-all” clause to allow checks on dubious new ones. (Read more)
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