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Opening: air strikes against Afghan hospital added to debate with Mogherini


A debate on the 3 October air strikes on a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, which killed 12 Médecins Sans Frontières staff and 10 patients including three children, has been added to the agenda on Wednesday at 08.30, announced Vice-President Mairead McGuinness at the opening of the plenary session. It will start with a statement by EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini.

The extra debate was added at the request of Gabriele Zimmer (GUE/NGL, DE), seconded by Rebecca Harms (Greens/EFA, DE) and approved by MEPs.

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