Cornelia Primosch is joined by Pia Ahrenkilde Hansen, Spokeswoman of the European Commission (EC), to discuss cigarette smuggling.
On Wednesday, 5th of June, the European Commission adopts a package which aims to strengthen the fight against illicit tobacco trade, focusing on cigarette smuggling.
According to the European Commission, cigarette smuggling is depriving member states of over €10 billion revenue every year concerning unpaid taxes and duties and it is also undermining health policy initiatives.
On 11-12 November 2015, will be convened an international summit to discuss migration issues with African and other key countries concerned. What is at stake? Tim Allan, S&D Group Press Officer has the answers.