Borrell added that he is using all of the EU’s “diplomatic capacities in order to put pressure for that not to happen.”
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.
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."
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.
“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.”
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.”
European Parliamentarians have passed a resolution stating that Iranian forces have used disproportionate force in allegedly shooting to kill.
The MEP's office is currently working on drafting the resolution.
Analysis: The parties have been pushing for a boycott of Israeli products for nearly a decade
Former prime minister Ehud Olmert, who joined Schulz on stage at the event, also condemned the attack.