EEP Group

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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MEP Kelly: Russia cutting gas to Poland and Bulgaria must trigger unprecedented action to ensure energy security

Published: Fri, 29 April 2022

Speaking from the European Parliament today (Friday), MEP for Ireland South, Sean Kelly, has declared that Russian energy giant Gazprom halting gas supplies to Bulgaria and Poland, despite the fulfilment of all obligations under the contract, “shows that the Kremlin is an unreliable and dangerous trading partner.” “Putin is directly responsible for the callous murder […]

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MEP Kelly calls on the government to issue comprehensive guidance on energy conservation for businesses, industry and households

Published: Fri, 22 April 2022

“The bloody battle for Donbas is underway, but the barbaric and inhumane war crimes carried out on innocent civilians on order from Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has already changed Europe forever. We need to hit Russia with the strongest possible sanctions and I urge all Member States to agree a complete embargo on the import […]

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