EP only with “warning” to MP who provoked against Turkey

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The European Parliament (EP) has announced that Greek racist MP Ioannis Lagos, who tore the Turkish flag at the General Assembly, has been “warned” by the EP leader.

“The chairman of the session clearly stated that the conduct of the person concerned is unacceptable and against the rules,” said EP deputy spokeswoman Delphine Colard on AA’s question if any action would be taken following this act. Lagos.

On the question that “In this context it can be clearly seen that the MP has violated the rules of the EP session … will a criminal case be initiated?”, Colard said he would announce in the event of any developments in connection with the case.

MEP with criminal record

Greek racist MEP Ioannis Lagos, at the parliamentary session on the refugee situation in the Greek islands, made a huge provocation by tearing down the Turkish flag. A Greek-born Lagos born in 1972 is under investigation for allegations of “founding, running a criminal organization, as well as membership in the organization”.

Lagos was elected MP from the Greek neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party between 2012-2019 and after resigning became the leader of the “E. La. Syn” (National People’s Conscience) party. which he founded himself.

Fascist Lagos in the EP is an independent MP while previously arrested in Greece twice for his activities as a member of the “Golden Dawn”.

He was sentenced to eight months in jail in 2019 for committing a crime in 2013.


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