Brexit: German politician demands EU referendum

Copyright: Olaf Kosinsky/Skillshare.eu
Copyright: Olaf Kosinsky/Skillshare.eu

German MEP Marcus Pretzell of the eurosceptic Alternative für Deutschland party (AfD) welcomed the British EU referendum and demands a referendum about the German EU membership as well. Pretzell called the referendum day for Britain a “fateful day”. Continue reading “Brexit: German politician demands EU referendum”

German MEP Pretzell: “Genocide recognition and genocide prevention!”

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Copyright: Olaf Kosinsky/Skillshare.eu

German MEP Marcus Pretzell of the eurosceptic AfD party sharply criticized the Bundestag debate about the recognition of the Armenian genocide as an “unworthy theater”. Pretzell described the “aggressive actions” of the Turkish lobby groups that want to prevent the recognition as “shocking”. “Erdogan uses migrant lobby groups as his infantry in Europe”, said Pretzell. The MEP continued: “The political pressure exerted by Ankara on the elected representatives of the Bundestag is unacceptable.” Continue reading “German MEP Pretzell: “Genocide recognition and genocide prevention!””

German MEP Marcus Pretzell from the sovereignist AfD party has left the ECR fraction

Marcus Pretzell (Olaf Kosinsky/Skillshare.eu)
Marcus Pretzell
(Olaf Kosinsky/Skillshare.eu)

The German MEP Marcus Pretzell from the sovereignist party „Alternative für Deutschland“ (AfD) announced today that he left the ECR fraction in the European Parliament. He will not join any other fraction in the parliament before the AfD party convention in Stuttgart end of April, he said.