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European Parliament president passes away

European Parliament president passes away

European Parliament President David Sassoli died at the age of 65 in Italy on Tuesday, his press secretary Roberto Cuillo said. "David Sassoli passed away at 1.15 am [03:15 Moscow time] on 11 January at the CRO in Aviano (PN), …

Head of Georgian CEC holds meeting with EU MPs

Head of Georgian CEC holds meeting with EU MPs

Chairman of the Central Election Commission (CEC) of Georgia Giorgi Kalandarishvili met with representatives of the observation mission of the European Parliament Tomas Dehuvski, Corina Cretu and Victor Negrescu. The head of the CEC …

Deal reached to introduce an EU-wide COVID travel pass

Deal reached to introduce an EU-wide COVID travel pass

An agreement has been reached to introduce an EU-wide COVID travel pass in time for the summer season. The certificate, designed to facilitate free movement for work and tourism across the bloc, will include information about …

European Parliament approves resolution on Russia

European Parliament approves resolution on Russia

The European Parliament has approved the resolution on Russia with calls for sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project. 569 members of the European Parliament voted for approval of the resolution, with 67 against the approval. …

EU Parliament mulls block on Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

EU Parliament mulls block on Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

A group of EU lawmakers have drafted a resolution that would impose new sanctions on Russia and scupper the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, ignoring recent calls from the bloc’s top politicians for more constructive relations. The …

Europeans argue over coronavirus certificates

Europeans argue over coronavirus certificates

The Parliament and member countries have clashing positions on coronavirus restrictions. The European Parliament is taking aim at member countries' travel policies in an effort to set rules for coronavirus “green certificates” …

European Parliament want to use Nord Stream - 2 against Russia

European Parliament want to use Nord Stream - 2 against Russia

The head of the European Parliament leading faction- the European People's Party - Manfred Weber believes that Nord Stream- 2 should be used as a political tool against Moscow. He stated this in an interview with Der Spiegel magazine. …

European Parliament calls for suspension of Belarus NPP launch

European Parliament calls for suspension of Belarus NPP launch

The European Parliament voiced serious concerns over the safety of the Ostrovets nuclear plant in Belarus and demanded that its commercial launch be suspended. In a resolution adopted with 642 votes to 29, with 21 abstentions, …

EU lawmakers call for halt to Nord Stream 2 after Navalny arrest

EU lawmakers call for halt to Nord Stream 2 after Navalny arrest

European Union lawmakers passed a resolution on Thursday calling for the bloc to stop the completion of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to take Russian natural gas to Europe, in response to the arrest of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny. …

EU Parliament chief in self-quarantine

EU Parliament chief in self-quarantine

The head of the European Parliament said Thursday he will self-quarantine at his home in Brussels because of contact with someone who tested positive for the coronavirus, Anadolu agency reports. “I was recently in contact with a …