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EU candidate status: lead MEP welcomes Council decision

Statement of the Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs on the European Council 's decision of 23 June 2022 on the EU membership applications of Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia David McAllister (EPP, DE) made the following statement on Thursday, after the announcement of the decision of

EU enlargement: MEPs take stock of developments in the Western Balkans

On Tuesday, Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs outlined their assessment of the political situation in three accession countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo and Serbia. Bosnia and Herzegovina: ending political deadlock and advancing on reforms for the benefit of all citizens In their assessment report on Bosnia and Herzegovina,

Serious breach of international law: MEPs call on UK not to adopt new bill

The UK Contact Group co-Chairs David McAllister, Bernd Lange and Nathalie Loiseau issued the following statement on Tuesday after a meeting with Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič. "We are deeply concerned with the UK’s unilateral action, which constitutes a serious and unacceptable breach of international law. The

Highlights of AFET, DROI and SEDE meetings next week

Committee on Foreign Affairs Tuesday, 14 June 09:00- 18:30 in room: Jòzsef Antall 2Q2 Votes (9.00 – 10.15) ·  Report on the 2021 Commission Report on Bosnia and Herzegovina (2021/2245(INI)) - adoption of draft report - rapporteur: Paulo RANGEL (EPP, PT) ·  Report on the 2021 Commission Report on Kosovo

The European Parliament’s 2021 Turkey Report

The European Parliament reiterates its concern about the persistent distance between Turkey and EU values and standards. Parliament is also concerned about the continuing lack of political will to carry out the necessary reforms to address, in particular, the serious concerns about the rule of