Briefing 
 

Debates with Ms Mogherini on Syria, Saudi Arabia and Iran  

Developments in Syria and mounting tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran after the kingdom executed 47 alleged criminals, including some prominent Shia activists, and the resulting protest in Iran, will be debated with the EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Tuesday afternoon.

On Wednesday afternoon, MEPs will also debate how to prevent systematic mass murder of religious minorities by ISIS and assess the humanitarian situation in Yemen as well as growing tensions in South East Turkey.


A resolution on Yemen and ISIS is to be voted at the next plenary session in February.


Statements by the Vice-President of the Commission/High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (with resolutions)

Debate: Tuesday, 19 January (Syria, Saudi Arabia and Iran), Wednesday, 20 January (Yemen, ISIS, Turkey)

Vote: February I


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