The arrest of Alexei NAVALNY: extracts from the debate
Sündmuse kuupäev: 19/01/2021
During the plenary session of the European Parliament in Brussels (18-21 January 2021), Josep BORRELL FONTELLES, EC Vice-President/High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, debates with the MEPs on the arrest of Alexei NAVALNY, Founder of the Russian Foundation for the fight against corruption; Leader of the Party Russia of the Future, in Moscow. MEPs strongly condemn Alexei Navalny’s arrest and call on the EU to extend sanctions against Russian officials to cover those involved in his jailing. Statement by David McALLISTER (EPP, DE), Isabel SANTOS (S&D, PT), Urmas PAET (RE, EE), Sergey LAGODINSKY (Greens/EFA, DE), Heidi HAUTALA (Greens/EFA, FI) and Guy VERHOFSTADT (RE, BE).