Opening – West Bank settlements added to Middle East debate
The title of a statement by EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on prospects for resuming Middle East peace talks will be changed to “Situation in the West Bank, in particular settlements”. An oral question on Germany’s revised road toll plan was moved from Thursday to Wednesday afternoon.
The house approved the S&D group’s request that the title of the Statement by the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on “Prospects for resuming peace talks in the Middle East” be changed to “Situation in the West Bank, in particular settlements”.
The house approved the S&D group’s request that the Oral Question on “Commission's approval of Germany's revised plan to introduce a road toll” be moved from Thursday afternoon to Wednesday afternoon, as the fifth item after the report on Civil Law Rules on Robotics.
The sitting will start at 08:30, so that the political groups be allocated more speaking time
Martin Schulz (S&D, DE) resigned his seat as of 11 February 2017.