European Parliament

EU must designate Hezbollah as terror organization, 230 lawmakers say

In their letter, the lawmakers urged “the EU to end this false distinction between ‘military’ and ‘political’ arms"

Chief Josep Borrell reads a statement as he arrives for a meeting of EU Foreign Ministers at the Eur
The EU and Israel should resume their suspended high-level dialogue

The high-level meetings allowed both sides to examine the state of their relations and to seek paths to advance them.

By MAYA SION-TZIDKIYAHU
17/07/2020
Israeli security forces arrest  PFLP terror cell members in the Ramallah area
MEPs call for further investigations into EU funding of Palestinian terror

The PA passes around €200 million Euros received from the EU on to the PLO annually, which in turn distributes some of the money to terror groups.

Josep Borrell, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the
Borrell: Annexation to have ‘significant consequences’ for EU-Israel ties

Borrell added that he is using all of the EU’s “diplomatic capacities in order to put pressure for that not to happen.”

EU Parliament's political group European People's Party (EPP) president Manfred Weber speaks during
Senior German MEP calls for year-long ban on Chinese business takeovers

The move comes at a time when Germany and the EU are reconsidering relations with China in the face of increased investment in critical sectors by Chinese state-owned enterprises.

By REUTERS
17/05/2020
European parliament
MEPs push EU to reconsider funding to terror-linked Palestinian NGOs

Parliamentarians "insisted that the Commission should thoroughly verify the use of Union funds by third party entities to ensure no funds are allocated to any cause or form of terrorism."

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki.
Palestinian FM dodges European Parliament question on Israeli captives

MEP Charlie Weimers, of the European Conservatives and Reformists group, pointed out that the European Parliament passed a resolution in 2018 that called for the safe return of Israelis.

European Parliament President David Sassoli embraces Holocaust survivor Liliana Segre during the ple
Holocaust survivor moves European Parliament to tears with speech

“We were breast-less, we had lost our period, we were not wearing any underwear," Senator Segre said. "We can’t be afraid of using these words – this was the way a woman was stripped of her dignity.”

European Parliamentarians call for Iran sanctions over downing airliner

TFI chairman Lukas Mandl, an Austrian member of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, said the downing of the Ukrainian airliner “crossed a redline.”

EU Parliament condemns Iran for slaughtering protesters

European Parliamentarians have passed a resolution stating that Iranian forces have used disproportionate force in allegedly shooting to kill.

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