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16 September 2021

Highly educated workers will be able to work and live in the EU more easily in the future. No fewer than 556 of the 705 MEPs approved the European Blue Card on Wednesday. MEP Assita Kanko participated in the negotiations on the European Blue Card as a shadow rapporteur. “I am proud as a legislator …

15 September 2021

President of the Commission Ursula von der Leyen rightly put the emphasis at the opening of the new parliamentary year on the resilience the EU must demonstrate after the pandemic. At the same time, MEPs Geert Bourgeois, Johan Van Overtveldt and Assita Kanko have reservations about the intentions …

14 September 2021

“I am calling on Minister-President Vervoort to put things in order in his government.” For Brussels MP Gilles Verstraeten, the position of Brussels Health Minister Alain Maron (Ecolo) has become untenable. After the totally failed vaccination campaign, Alain Maron is still putting obstacles in the …

7 September 2021

The city of Brussels wants to open an injection site for drug users by the end of this year, even if this is in violation of the federal drug law. “Our capital apparently wants to put itself on the map as the Valhalla for junkies. Truly saddening,” responds Brussels MP Mathias Vanden Borre. The N …

5 September 2021

“Flanders has one of the world’s best vaccination rates, but is being held hostage by the federal phase.” In the VTM television news programme on Sunday, N-VA chairman Bart De Wever once again called for most of the coronavirus restrictions in Flanders to be ended. He pointed out that Flanders is …

2 September 2021

Several N-VA leaders, including Chairman Bart De Wever and MPs Koen Metsu and Michael Freilich, are extremely concerned about the increased terrorist threat for Jewish sites that was announced in France. They fear that the decision will also have repercussions for us. “We are calling on the federal …