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EP recommendation of 15 January 2019 on the comprehensive agreement (2018/2118(INI))

European Parliament adopted on 15 January 2019 a recommendation to the Council, Commission and the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on the comprehensive agreement between the EU and the Kyrgyz Republic (2018/2118(INI)).

Kyrgyzstan: homosexual propaganda bill

The European Parliament adopted a resolution on Kyrgyzstan, homosexual propaganda bill.

The text adopted in plenary was tabled by the EPP, S&D, ECR, ALDE, GUE/NGL and Greens/EFA groups.

On 15 October 2014, the Kyrgyz Parliament passed at first reading draft bill 6-11804/14, which contains amendments to the Criminal Code, the Code of Administrative Responsibility, the Law on Peaceful Assembly and the Law on Mass Media aimed at prohibiting the 'promotion of non-traditional sexual relations in an open or indirect way' and providing for up to one year's imprisonment. [...]

Members called for the withdrawal of the draft law and called on the Commission, the Council and the External Action Service to make clear to the Kyrgyz authorities that the eventual adoption of this bill could affect relations with the EU in line with the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement. [...]

Resolution on the situation in Kyrgyzstan

The European Parliament adopted a resolution on the situation in Kyrgyzstan.

The resolution had been tabled by the Greens/ALE, EPP, S&D, ALDE and ECR groups.

It expresses grave concern at the tragic, violent clashes which broke out in southern Kyrgyzstan and extends its condolences to the families of all the victims.

Parliament recalls that violent clashes erupted in the southern Kyrgyzstan cities of Osh and Jalal-Abad in June 2010, with hundreds of armed men reportedly storming the city streets, shooting civilians and setting fire to shops, choosing their targets on the basis of ethnicity.

According to the Kyrgyz authorities around 300 people died in the clashes, although fears have been expressed, including by the head of the interim government Rosa Otunbayeva, that the real figure could be much higher. More than 2000 people were injured or hospitalised and many are still missing,

Members condemn the recent violence and deplore the loss of human lives. [...]