27 February, 2018

Exchange of views on the implementation of trade preferences with Israel in regards to labelling of settlement products

Recently, in the Committee on International Trade (INTA) of the European Parliament, took place an exchange of views on the implementation of trade preferences with Israel in regards to labelling of settlement products. As a member of INTA Committee and part of my activity in relation to MENA region, I held an intervention during the exchange of views, […]

28 April, 2017

Dīvide et Impera!

This week took place, in Valletta, Malta, the Interparliamentary Conference for the Common Foreign and Security Policy/Common Security and Defense Policy (CFSP/CSDP), which gathered delegations of the national parliaments of the EU member states and observer countries, and the European Parliament to discuss topical issues in this policy area.   Part of the Workshop on […]

22 June, 2016

DMAS meeting with Jordan and Lebanon Ambassadors: “It’s time for long term solutions, and we must shift from discussing principles to implementing projects”

Intervention during the Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries on “Jordan and Lebanon Political role of both countries in the region while coping with a tremendous refugee influx from Syria and Iraq”: Recently, I hosted a debate in the European Parliament on the topic of the effectiveness of EU investments in its neighbourhood policy. […]

8 June, 2016

CIA’s detention centres in Europe: a never-ending story that serves no one and promotes Russia’s agenda into the highest European forums

Today, we witnessed once again how an ad-hoc alliance inside the European Parliament (EP), composed of a strange mix of extreme right and left, socialists and liberals, is turning the European Union towards anything else but the real problems of the European citizens. A majority of 329 MEPs voted in favour of the “European Parliament […]

1 June, 2016

‎An evening dedicated to the culture of one of the most iconic countries of the Middle East “QATAR‬: The past and the present”

Speech given at the opening ceremony of the exhibition “QATAR‬: The past and the present”, European Parliament, 31st of May, 2016. Your Excellences, Distinguished guests, I want, first of all, to express my gratitude to HE Sheikh Ali bin Jassim Al-Thani, Head of Qatar’s Mission to the European Union, for the effort he invested together […]