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Plenary session 
 

MEPs call for the release of Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Van Hoa, the reinstatement of Cambodian opposition lawmakers, and the decriminalisation of miscarriage and abortion in El Salvador.

Plenary session 
 

MEPs will discuss how to enlarge and strengthen the border check-free Schengen area with Bulgaria, Romania and Croatia in a debate with Commissioner Avramopoulos.

       
 

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