No country outside the EU can enjoy the same rights as EU Members
EU-UK negotiations are based on four fundamental freedoms, and citizens' well-being and rights must remain in focus, Picula told at a plenary session in Strasbourg.
New methodology is a step forward, but it is up to the Member States to deliver on their promises, MEP Picula said at a plenary session in Strasbourg tonight.
Situation in Iran, Iraq and Libya
MEP Picula called for de-escalation of conflicts and refraining from unilateral actions because they have a multiplying effect on regional as well as global security.
Annual report on the implementation of the common foreign and security policy
MEP Picula said that greater emphasis should be placed on the Western Balkans as a priority of the common foreign, security and defense policy.
Croatia among 3 member states most vulnerable to climate change
Global warming threatens the survival of citizens and cultural heritage, both Croatian and European, Croatian MEP Tonino Picula warned.
Not opening the negotiations with N. Macedonia and Albania historical EU mistake
Failure to open negotiations with Northern Macedonia and Albania is a historic mistake of the European Union, Picula told a plenary session in Strasbourg.
Foreign electoral interference in national and European democratic processes
"The electoral interference of foreign powers in electoral processes in EU member states, financing parties and spreading false information and news," Tonino Picula said during his speech at a plenary session of the European Parliament, in a debate on foreign interference in electoral processes.