Turkey, EU-Canada Trade Deal, Car Emissions
OREANDA-NEWS. Parliamentary committees deal with anything from relations with Turkey to migration and car emissions this week. Parliament President Martin Schulz is due to visit Ankara, while MEPs discuss the EU-Canada trade agreement. In addition former commissioner Gunter Verheugen answers questions from the Parliament's inquiry committee investigating car emission tests.
The foreign affairs committee discusses on Tuesday the situation in Turkey as well as the country's incursion into Syria, while Schulz meets president Recep Tayyip Erdo?an in Ankara on Thursday.
The civil liberties committee debates on Wednesday legislative proposals to complete the reform of the Common European Asylum System, including harmonising procedures for protection standards and rights and reception conditions.
The international trade committee debates Wednesday the end of the negotiations on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada as well as the European Commission's decision to let national parliaments vote on it. The EU-Canada trade agreement will need to be approved by the European Parliament before it can enter into force.