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Tannock asks Egyptian Foreign Minister to drop charges against British journalist - 8th April 2014
A British Al-Jazeera journalist who has been charged with aiding terrorism in Egypt - despite having left the country before the Muslim Brotherhood was proscribed a terrorist organisation - had her case raised today with the Egyptian Foreign Minister, by Dr Charles Tannock, Conservative foreign affairs spokesman.
For Ukraine, stabilisation needed, followed by long-term support for EU aspirations - 28th February 2014
Speaking in a debate in the European Parliament today on Ukraine, European Conservatives and Reformists group foreign affairs spokesman Charles Tannock argued that whilst Yanukovych will have to answer for his crimes, the first priority must be economic stabilisation of Ukraine, before a more long-term process can begin of supporting Ukraine's goal of moving closer to the EU, clearly the will of the Ukrainian people.
Message to Yanukovych: Call off the thugs, call elections instead - 5th February 2014
In a speech in Strasbourg Charles Tannock, Conservative foreign affairs spokesman, said President Yanukovych must halt the violence of his security forces, free key political prisoners and allow the Ukrainian people an immediate vote on their future.