Press releases

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Parliament’s approval is needed for the EU to exit from the Energy Charter Treaty.

On Tuesday, Parliament endorsed the extension of temporary trade liberalisation measures for Ukraine, while protecting EU farmers.

Parliament has given its final approval to a new regulation enabling the EU to prohibit the sale, import, and export of goods made using forced labour.

On Tuesday, Parliament supported the update of rules aimed at enhancing the traceability of imported and exported civilian firearms.

Following a final plenary vote, rapporteurs Maria-Manuel Leitão-Marques (S&D, PT) and Samira Rafaela (Renew, NL) will discuss new rules banning products made with force labour.

On Monday, Parliament and Council reached a new provisional agreement on extending temporary trade measures for Ukraine.

On 25-26 March, MEPs discussed with high-level politicians and civil society representatives in Kyiv the need to step-up EU support for Ukraine.

On Wednesday, Parliament and Council reached a provisional agreement on extending trade liberalisation measures for Ukraine in the face of Russia’s war of aggression.

On Thursday, negotiators from Parliament and Council reached a provisional agreement on updating rules to trace import and export of civilian firearms more effectively.

On Wednesday, MEPs endorsed the renewal of trade liberalisation measures for Moldova and amended the proposal on Ukraine to reinforce safeguards for EU farmers.