Iraqi Kurdistan’s President Massoud Barzani discussed Iraq’s forthcoming elections, relations with Turkey, oil supplies, minority rights and honour killings with MEPs on Tuesday. MEPs paid tribute to Mr Barzani’s role in stabilising northern Iraq.
The UN Human Rights Council should drop its “political bias” on human rights in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories and take a more flexible and pragmatic approach to human rights worldwide, said Human Rights Sub-Committee MEPs at a public hearing on Tuesday. It is too soon to judge the HRC, replied its President Alex Van Meeuwen. Source : © European Parliament