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The macro-financial assistance is an exceptional EU crises-response mechanism available to the EU’s partner countries facing important balance of payment problems. The aid was adopted by an overwhelming majority made up by centre-left and centre-right groups.
The main issues voted in the non-binding resolution addressing the sexual exploitation of children and child abuse images, were to embrace the investigation of offences, the prosecution of offenders and the protection of child victims.
The report underlines the worsening of the security situation in EU’s neighbourhood. An amendment calling for the end of EU sanctions against Russia, supported by communists, socialists and nationalists, was defeated by a small margin
The hard-left GUE-NGL group, as well as the Italian 5-start movement were the only Members that voted against a paragraph expressing the full support of the EU for the international efforts against ISIS
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