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David McAllister: The EU’s relations with Turkey

Turkey has been linked to the EU by an Association Agreement since 1964. The Customs Union was established in 1995. The European Council granted the status of candidate country to Turkey in December 1999 and accession negotiations were opened in 2005. However, until Turkey agrees

EP Today

Wednesday, 19 May Covid-19 vaccines The EU’s response to the proposal to waive patent protection of Covid-19 vaccines in the WTO to support efforts on global vaccination - backed by the US Administration- will be the focus of a plenary debate with Council and Commission at 9.00.

Israel-Palestine conflict: MEPs call for immediate end to violence

Following the recent upsurge in violence between Israel and Palestine, MEPs stress the need for an immediate ceasefire to avoid further civilian casualties. In a plenary debate with Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs Augusto Santos Silva on Tuesday afternoon, MEPs expressed their extreme concern over the

David McAllister: Data Protection in the United Kingdom

The Adequate Protection of Personal Data by the United Kingdom The United Kingdom remains a close partner of the European Union for effective police and judicial cooperation in the fight against serious crime and terrorism. The transitional arrangements on data protection of the Brexit agreement expire

Highlights of AFET committee meeting – 10 May 2021

Highlights of AFET meeting on Monday next week.Monday 10 May - 13.45 – 18.45 - Room: Paul-Henri Spaak 1QA2 + remote participation VoteRecommendation to the Council on the "75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly" 2020/2128(INI) - Adoption of amendments. Rapporteur: María Soraya RODRÍGUEZ RAMOS