EU Commission comments on human rights sanctions and QMV

The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, has announced in her State of the Union address that: The Commission will make a proposal for EU human rights sanctions. At the EP Plenary, High Representative / Vice-President Josep Borrell said the legal acts are being drafted. She supports qualified majority voting for human rights and sanctions implementation.

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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