- May 31, 2013
EKR Chairman m. Callanan met with the leadership of AWPL
Yesterday, with the traditional visit to the EU Presidency before he arrived to Lithuania, the President of the European Parliament (EP) Martin Schulz and the heads of factions, among others. the Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on European conservatives and reformists Group (ECR) Martin Callanan.
The European Parliament delegation yesterday met at the Presidential Palace with President Grybauskaite Ministers and representatives of the Sejm, Dahlia. EP President and faction leaders FULLY discussed with the representatives of the Lithuanian side on current issues relating to the upcoming Presidency in the Council of Europe.
Chairman of ECR fraction m. Callanan turned to the President and Cabinet of Ministers, asking when they will be resolved problems concerning national minorities. “Unfortunately, my question was ignored and not wait for an answer,” said the head of the MAIN SCREEN.
ECR Chairman Martin Callanan and the Secretary-General of the ECR Frank Barrett after the meeting in the Presidential Palace went on a meeting with the head of delegation of Lithuania in a group in the European Parliament Election Campaign, President of ECR poles in Lithuania, MEP was part of the delegation and Waldemar AWPL.
The meeting was held in the ECR Office in Vilnius. The ECR is the only faction of the European Parliament, which has its Office in Lithuania. “We are pleased that in such a tight schedule of visits you have found time to meet with the leadership of AWPL. We are extremely pleased with the fruitful cooperation our party with a group of guests were welcomed by “the Member of the ECR. Tomaszewski.
The meeting was attended by: Rita Tamaszuniene, chairwoman of the parliamentary faction of AWPL; Zdzisław Palewicz, Vice-Chairman, Mayor of AWPL of solecznickiego; Zbigniew Jedziński, Vice-President of AWPL, Member of the RL Sejm .
Representatives of the EP delegates present talked over the AWPL issues. Discussed, among other things on the upcoming elections to the European Parliament. Expressed regrets over the artificial attempts to raise the electoral threshold party greater and reduce the possibility of these smaller parties in the elections.
M. Callanan enjoyed with great cooperation with AWPL party and expressed the hope that after the elections to the EP in the next year the EKR will be able to welcome the group number of MEPs from AWPL arm.
After meeting the President and the Secretary-General of the ECR Group went for a walk in the beautiful old town of Vilnius. On Friday, in the framework of the continuation of the two-day visit, the representatives of the European Parliament the EP delegates had a meeting with members of RL Parliament.
Tłumaczenie by Katarzyna Dąbrowska w ramach praktyk w Europejskiej Fundacji Praw Człowieka, www.efhr.eu. Translated by Katarzyna Dąbrowska within the framework of a traineeship programme of the European Foundation of Human Rights, www.efhr.eu.