In an interview with BBC 2’s Daily Politics programme today, Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis expressed her concern for the clashes between protesters and police in Istanbul’s Gezi Park.
She told the programme: “I’m concerned. I have sympathy with protesters. They have a democratic right to protest and that’s part of living in a democracy.
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Marina Yannakoudakis, Conservative MEP for London, today voted against continuing negotiations on Turkeys membership of the EU. A full session of the European Parliament in Brussels was considering the progress Turkey is making towards EU accession. Marina stated that Turkey needs to make progress in the areas of womens rights, the treatment of minorities and […]Continue Reading →
Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis today voted against a European Parliament resolution supporting Iceland’s application to join the European Union.
The London MEP refused to endorse Iceland’s membership because the resolution stated that money owed by Iceland’s Landsbanki after the collapse of Icesave “must not be an obstacle” to Icelandic accession.
In speech to the European […]Continue Reading →