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26/01/2023 | 18:28:24 Thank you, Chair. On behalf of Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, my political group, I welcome Ms Inese LĪBIŅA-EGNERE and Mr Pierre-Alain FRIDEZ's excellent report and congratulate Moldova for the good resolution that they received. By now, we have all learned that Moldova is a small country with a big European heart, a parliamentary democracy that has embarked on a courageous reform despite the odds being stacked against them with a series of crises. The illegal Russian invasion... 13/10/2022 | 20:37:24 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) It’s not easy bringing up delicate issues about your country but I believe it is my duty to do so First of all I want to thank the co-rapporteurs Edite ESTRELA and Krista BAUMANE for their work and understanding of the complex issues each of our countries face, especially in these challenging times that we are living. I will begin by saying that I completely agree that Romania has made great progress in the past years after the harsh attack... 28/09/2021 | 11:50:03 Thank you, Madame Vice President. Dear colleagues, guests, On behalf of ALDE group, I would first of all like to thank Ms Selin SAYEK BÖKE for the excellent work on this report. The effects of Covid-19 medical emergency have been profound reversing the convergence of the standard living and putting considerable pressure on our social protection systems. Even though Europe's been prospering and growing, the reality is that this is not the reality for every citizen. The socio-economic division... 24/06/2021 | 09:31:41 Thank you, dear colleagues. On behalf of the ALDE group I would like to thank the rapporteur Mr Paulo PISCO for preparing such a rigorous report on such an essential matter for all of us, whether we are coming from a country like mine, where we have almost five million citizens living abroad, and at the same time where a host country for many diverse communities, or whether we are coming from a country that is now home to diaspora communities. I strongly believe there's an urgent need to...