Heidi handed over the Euronest co-presidency

“Today I was happy to hand over the Euronest co-presidency to my Green colleague Rebecca Harms who has a long experience in eastern partnership countries. I wish her best of success. All of the Eastern partnership countries are striving in …...

Eastern partnership and economic development

I am very pleased to address you today on behalf of the Euronest parliamentary assembly and to present general views of our institution on economic and innovation issues. First, I would like to thank president Markkula for hosting the fourth …...

MEPs demand Putin to release Tatar leader Umerov

Heidi, among a group of MEPs wrote a letter to the Russian president Putin urging for immediate release of Ilmi Umerov, deputy head of Mejlis of Crimean Tatars. . Umerov has been a traget of politically motivated prosecution and was …...

Revising EU’s Eastern relations

I am very pleased to address you today on behalf of the Euronest parliamentary assembly. Unfortunately Mr Dolidze, my co-chair in Euronest cannot be here with us today and I am glad to convey his best regards to you. I …...

Blacklist of politicians a heavy blow for EU-Russia relations

Yesterday evening it was revealed that the Russian government has a blacklist of EU politicians who are prevented from entering Russia. The list includes current Greens/EFA group president Rebecca Harms, Green MEP Heidi Hautala, who is a former president of …...