• 27-FEB-2014

  • Strasbourg ,France

  • SOURCE: EPP TV

European Parliament Plenary Session: Support for Ukraine - Caution on Swiss immigration referendum - European rail network - EU-wide emergency call system

The European Parliament, supported by the EPP Group, calls for support of Ukraine to help its democratic transition, approves legislation to establish a single market for rail travel in Europe, and a European system for emergency calls, or E-Call, using the number 112. The EPP Group, in debate on the Swiss referendum calling for tougher immigration controls, urges a time of reflection. But it also says to remain firm on Europe´s stand on free movement inside the Schengen visa-free zone. Available material includes an edited package.