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Turkey must meet strict criteria for visa liberalisation

An EU agreement to grant visas to Turkish nationals requires meeting strict guidelines, as part of an agreement to manage the migrant crisis. Without meeting those...

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The European Parliament today overwhelmingly approved a Report co-authored by EPP Group MEP Roberta Metsola on an all-encompassing approach to migration. Significantly...

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Tax Haven

EPP Group wants strong parliamentary investigation into Panama Papers. "Country-by-country reporting alone does not fix the problem." The EPP Group has...

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February Plenary Briefing
We will constructively lead the debate on EU-UK negotiations because we want a positive result
Manfred WEBER , Chairman of the EPP Group

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The alarming situation and persecution of Aramean Christians

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