Last November, in the wake of the tragic terrorist attacks that occurred in Paris, France invoked the mutual defence clause which calls on other EU member states to give it “aid and assistance” in its fight against ISIS. On Wednesday, MEPs convened a debate on France’s unprecedented demand with EU HR/VP Federica Mogherini. A vote is set to be cast on Thursday. James Holtum, ECR Group spokesperson, unveils the details of this landmark ruling.
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.