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Mr Eerik-Niiles KROSS

Speeches since 2019

26/01/2023 | 10:50:28 Thank you, Mister President. First I would like to congratulate Mr Damien COTTIER for this very important report. We are quite pleased with the outcome. The Russian-escalated war of aggression against Ukraine has lasted for almost a year and it feels like a long time, but it's not. For anyone between Russia and Germany this is unfortunately a regular occurrence. Because there is a tradition of Russian imperial aggressive wars against its neighbours going back to at least 1918. It's at least a... 12/10/2022 | 17:11:10 Thank you Chair. Dear Colleagues, After the previous debate I'm happy to say that thankfully our report doesn't cover anything regarding human organs trafficking. That makes me already quite relieved. But to be serious, I as well would like to thank our Hungarian hosts, who received us in Budapest, for the frank conversations we had with them. As you will notice reading the report, there remains a quite a number of issues where we agreed to disagree with the Hungarian government. However... 11/10/2022 | 19:57:41 Dear Chair,  Dear Colleagues, Unfortunately, we have, the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, and me personally, we have quite a bit of problems with this report not because we do not support the freedom of movement and not because we don't support human rights and liberal values. Let's start with the actual title of the report. Now the resolution, it says, "Misuse of the Schengen Information system by Council of Europe member States as a politically-motivated sanction" as if it's...