• 15-JAN-2015

European Parliament plenary round-up: Charlie Hebdo killings - Council and Latvian Presidency back PNR counter-terrorism measures - GMO opt-out approved

The first European Parliament plenary session of 2015 took place in Strasbourg this week. A round-up of what was discussed: Lawmakers were stunned, saddened and galvanised by the recent Charlie Hebdo killings and the freedom of speech demonstrations which followed both in France and around Europe. Latvia's ambitious jobs and digital agenda priorities for its current Presidency of the EU - were spelled out by its Prime Minister. And the European Parliament and Member States have finally reached an opt-out deal on GMO crop-growing in the EU.

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  • Ioannis Zografos
    EPP TV Managing Producer
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