Iraq: MEPs to discuss outbreak of violence in Anbar province 

The recent wave of violent clashes between Sunni militants and security forces in Anbar province will be the key issue in Wednesday afternoon’s EU foreign policy debate. The fighting has led to the biggest wave of internal refugees in Iraq since the sectarian violence of 2006 to 2008.

With a view to Iraq’s parliamentary elections scheduled for April, MEPs will vote a resolution on recent developments in Iraq on Thursday.

Debate: Wednesday, 26 February

Vote: Thursday, 27 February

Procedure: High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Statement (with resolution)

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