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Increase in arms transfers driven by demand in the Middle East, Asia

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Arms salesIncrease in arms transfers driven by demand in the Middle East, Asia

Published 21 February 2017

The volume of international transfers of major weapons has grown continuously since 2004 and increased by 8.4

Written question – Exports of dirty diesel from the EU to West African countries – P-001055/2017

Polluted diesel containing 400 times as much sulphur as is permitted in the EU is being exported to West Africa from the ports of Antwerp and Rotterdam.

Organisations such as Public Eye and Dutch environmental …

Text adopted – EU-Cook Islands sustainable fisheries partnership agreement (Resolution) – P8_TA-PROV(2017)0020 – Tuesday, 14 February 2017 – Strasbourg – Provisional edition

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the draft Council decision (07592/2016),

–  having regard to the request for consent submitted by the Council in accordance with Article 43, Article 218(6), second subparagraph, point (a)(v), …

Answer – Sugar refining sector post-quota – E-009578/2016

The scenario of the end of sugar production quotas was known to all sugar operators, including sugar refiners, since more than 10 years ago at the occasion of the sugar reform. The new Common Agricultural …

Answer – Banning horsemeat on animal welfare grounds – E-009039/2016

The legislation on the protection of animals at the time of killing(1) was adopted in 2009 and started to be applied in 2013. The requirements of this legislation apply to slaughterhouses exporting meat to …

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