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The US Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminium

The United States has decided to remove the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminium on EU imports up to a level in line with historical levels of trade. The European Union considers the US decision as a step in the right direction. It will


Opening of the session The session will be opened at around 15.45 in the hemicycle in Brussels.after an address by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi. Live coverage of debates and votes can be found on Parliament’s webstreaming and on EbS+. For detailed information on the session, please also see

Weapons of mass destruction: concern over the state of global disarmament

•        The role of nuclear weapons in military doctrines should decrease •        Binding treaties are key to maintaining peace and stability •        Possibility of re-militarisation in Europe •        Concerns regarding activities of North Korea and China Withdrawing from, or abandoning altogether, major arms control treaties would seriously damage the

MEPs slam Nicaraguan elections, calling them a farce

Leading MEPs condemn Sunday’s sham elections in Nicaragua and stress that Parliament can neither acknowledge the result nor recognise the authorities that emerge from this rigged vote. Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs David McAllister (EPP, Germany) and Chair of the Delegation for relations with the countries

On the European Border and Coast Guard (Frontex)

The European border and coast guard (Frontex) has a crucial role to protect our external borders. The EPP Group wants to grant the 2019 discharge to the European Border and Coast Guard because Parliament's investigation found no proof of the agency's involvement in any violation of