“Hell on earth”: MEPs debate Aleppo and role of Russia in Syria conflict

“Hell on earth”: MEPs debate Aleppo and role of Russia in Syria conflict

With the collapse of a US-Russia brokered ceasefire last month, the war in Syria looks as intractable as ever and violence has escalated in the past fortnight. During a plenary debate on Wednesday afternoon several MEPs criticised Russia’s involvement in the conflict with others calling for the EU to play a greater role in resolving the crisis.

Thursday, 06 October 2016 Written by: Fabio Massimo Castaldo Posted in: Latest news, Newsroom, 2016, Fabio Massimo Castaldo , October

Tunisia needs a real “Marshall Plan”

Tunisia needs a real “Marshall Plan”

The current situation in Tunisia justifies the launch of a real "Marshall Plan" to support democratic consolidation and foster economic development, said MEPs in a debate on Tuesday afternoon and a resolution voted on Wednesday. They also welcomed the stepping up of the strategic dialogue between the EU and Tunisia in the fight against terrorism and the establishment of an EU-Tunisia Joint Parliamentary Committee.

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 Written by: Fabio Massimo Castaldo Posted in: Latest news, Newsroom, 2016, September, Fabio Massimo Castaldo

We Are Ready To Help In Chibok Girls’ Rescue

We Are Ready To Help In Chibok Girls’ Rescue

The European Parliament is ready to help the Nigerian government in its effort to rescue the abducted 219 Chibok girls and curbing the insurgency of the Northeast. This was disclosed by some delegates from the parliament who joined the #BringBackOurGirls group sit-out at the Unity Fountain, Abuja yesterday.

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 Written by: Fabio Massimo Castaldo Posted in: Latest news, March, Newsroom, 2015, Fabio Massimo Castaldo , Foreign Affairs