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10th Dec 2016

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MEP vote damns Malta on passports

MEPs on Thursday passed a resolution urging Malta to review its EU passport sales scheme by 550 against 22. The non-binding motion comes after stinging criticism by mainstream MEPs and by the European Commission on Wednesday, but Maltese PM Joseph Muscat has said he plans to go ahead anyway.

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