„We have been saying since the beginning. Such foreign interventions are not healthy and not right. They will not offer a solution. They will only deepen the problem. God forbid, the country [Venezuela] even can be dragged into a civil war,“ Çavuşoğlu told reporters in Romania.
Meeting in Strasbourg on Thursday, the European parliament voted to give the European Investment Bank (EIB) permission to conduct financial services with Iran for the first time.
Financial experts say this will easily open the door to the EIB — conducting full-scale operations in Iran and making significant loans to Iranian businesses from its estimated balance of $500 billion.
In short, the entire internet has been on major freak-out mode for a while, but in what could eventually prove to be a historic moment in time, the European Parliament today voted 318-278 against the copyright law — but only in its current form.
The saga isn’t over yet, but it does mean that the directive will be sent back to the drawing board, and members of the European Parliament (MEPs) will vote again in September.