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The EP Justice Committee calls for banning amnesties and pardons for embezzlement crimes in the EU

BRUSSELS, 31 Ene.

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The EP Justice Committee calls for banning amnesties and pardons for embezzlement crimes in the EU

BRUSSELS, 31 Ene. (EUROPE PRESS) -

The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) approved this Wednesday an amendment to defend that the new European Union rules against corruption include a prohibition on member states granting pardons or amnesties for crimes of embezzlement.

The text has gone ahead with 43 votes in favor, 17 against and 6 abstentions, as parliamentary sources have informed Europa Press, and will be put to a vote of the plenary session in its second session of February, between the 26th and 29th, for its approval. definitive adoption.

The text that results from the vote in the plenary session will be the negotiating mandate that marks the red lines of the European Parliament in the negotiation with the Council (governments) for the reform with which the European Union wants to toughen the rules for corruption crimes.