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EU must act to stop humanitarian disaster in Ukraine

Posted by seumasach on July 16, 2014

European United Left/Nordic Green Left European Parliamentary Group(GUE/NGL)

15th July, 2014

GUE/NGL MEP Jiří Maštálka addressed the European Parliament today on the situation in Ukraine.

The Czech MEP said: “While I think it is positive that we are discussing this topic today, we should have started much earlier, before the association agreement in November 2012. The association agreement is one of the factors that led to this civil war that we have today. The EU should have been more objective.

“100 years on from the start of WW1 we are today facing war on the European continent; we are seeing fascist tendencies and humanitarian disaster. Half a million Ukrainians are displaced.

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