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Russian war crimes: Fine Gael MEPs call for Special International War Tribunal

Published: Tue, 17 May 2022

The five Fine Gael MEPs are calling for a Special International War Tribunal to be established to fully prosecute all atrocities inflicted on the people of Ukraine and to ensure that all perpetrators face justice, and will support the proposal during European Parliament plenary votes this week (Thursday).

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UK government must set genuine example to find solutions – MEP Kelly

Published: Tue, 10 May 2022

Thursday: First EU-UK Parliamentary Assembly convenes in Brussels “If the UK government genuinely wants to see a stable, constructive Stormont Assembly established, then they need to support their words with action and genuine leadership”, warned Seán Kelly MEP and First Vice-Chair of the EU-UK Parliamentary Partnership Assembly (PPA). “We have heard a lot of spin […]

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Seán Kelly MEP: Opposing the rule of dictators is a duty, and not a crime

Published: Thu, 05 May 2022

On Wednesday, MEP Sean Kelly negotiated a Joint Motion for Resolution (JMR) on the continuous crackdown of political opposition in Cambodia, on behalf of the EPP group in the European Parliament. The Joint motion for the resolution was supported by 526 MEPs, while 5 were against and 63 abstained. The resolution expressed concerns over the […]

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Neutrality does not exempt Ireland from Russian attacks – Kelly

Published: Wed, 04 May 2022

Seán Kelly MEP has warned that “neutrality per se does not mean that you are exempt from Russian attacks” during a European Parliament debate on EU preparedness against cyber-attacks following Russia invasion on Ukraine during a plenary session in Strasbourg this week. The Ireland South MEP said “cyber-defence should be a priority, which means investment”. […]

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Fine Gael MEPs: Russian oil embargo “overdue” – more action needed

Published: Tue, 03 May 2022

The five Irish EPP Group (Fine Gael) MEPs have welcomed today’s announcement of an EU embargo on Russian oil imports, but have said it was “overdue” and stressed that more action is needed. In early April, MEPs Seán Kelly, Frances Fitzgerald, Deirdre Clune, Maria Walsh and Colm Markey jointly called for the EU to fully […]

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