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EP President meeting with the Grand Mufti of Egypt

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Press Release - Foreign Affairs - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Brussels - 27-04-2017

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I had a very constructive meeting with the Grand Mufti of Egypt. I want to express my full support to Egypt and assure that the European Parliament is by its side in the aftermath of the attacks that shook the country earlier this month. Egypt is a key regional player in the shared fight against terrorism. The Grand Mufti’s role is essential and I salute his unwavering condemnation of terror, his efforts to foster dialogue and his calls to respect cultural and religious diversity. (Read more)

European Parliament President on the situation in Venezuela

Press Release - Foreign Affairs - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Brussels - 27-04-2017

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The European Parliament strongly condemns the brutal repression exercised by the Venezuelan security forces and irregular armed groups against the peaceful demonstrations in Venezuela. Around thirty people died while many more were wounded and arrested protesting against the government of President Nicolás Maduro. (Read more)

European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, at the Conference of Speakers of the EU Parliaments (23-24/04/2017)

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Press Release - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Bratislava - 24-04-2017

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The President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, was in Bratislava to participate in the Conference of Speakers of the EU Parliaments. The meeting focused on the future of Europe and setting up a Europol Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group. (Read more)

European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, visit to Slovakia (23-24 April 2017)

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Press Release - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Brussels - 21-04-2017

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The President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, will be in Slovakia from 23 to 24 April to participate in the Conference of Speakers of the EU Parliaments and meet with, among others, the President of the Slovak Republic, Andrej Kiska. (Read more)

Meeting between European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, and UK Prime Minister, Theresa May

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Press Release - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - London - 20-04-2017

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European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, met UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, to discuss the European Parliament’s position on Brexit today; a resolution defining its negotiation guidelines passed with an overwhelming majority earlier this month. (Read more)
Tajani and Barnier concur that an agreement on citizens’ rights is a precondition for a future partnership built on trust and cooperation.   (Read more)

European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, to meet with United Kingdom Prime Minister, Theresa May

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Press Release - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Brussels - 13-04-2017

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The President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, will meet with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, next Thursday, 20 April 2017, in London. Mr Tajani will discuss the European Parliament’s position on Brexit; a resolution defining its guidelines for the negotiation passed with an overwhelming majority last week. (Read more)

Speech by European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, to the European Solidarity Corps Stakeholder Forum

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Speeches - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Brussels - 12-04-2017

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Europe is more than just a free market or a currency. It is, first of all, a space of freedom, exchange of ideas and experiences. It is also a place for solidarity. Freedom, the dignity of the human person and solidarity are the essence of our Union. Solidarity is a commitment to society, which enriches us collectively, and at the same time enriches the individual. Volunteering and community work are a concrete expression of this solidarity and a demonstration of active citizenship. (Read more)

The President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, on security and migration

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Press Release - Internal Policies and EU Institutions - Brussels - 11-04-2017

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Security and migration were at the at heart of today´s meeting between European Parliament President,  Antonio Tajani, and the Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos. The discussion focused on the concrete solutions that the Parliament and the Commission are working on to provide answers on these main areas of concern for citizens. (Read more)
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The EU budget needs to follow our political priorities based on citizens’ concerns. This vote shows we can adapt our long-term budget to new realities. We set funds aside to strengthen security, control immigration flows and create more and better jobs. The European Parliament has shown its responsibility by accelerating this revision and voting expediently to allow budgetary allocations to reach priority areas immediately.   (Read more)