MEP Kylie wants work to resume, ‘but that would be outrageous’

MEP Kylie wants work to resume, 'but that would be outrageous'
Eva Kylie last month after her release from prison

NOS News

Eva Kaili, the ousted Vice President of the European Parliament, wants to resume her work as an MEP next week. Her lawyers have now announced that she no longer has to wear an electronic ankle bracelet.

The decision to remove Kylie’s ankle bracelet was made yesterday by the Belgian Public Prosecution Service. According to the judicial authority, this is a normal step in such a situation. The 44-year-old Greek remains a suspect in the European Parliament’s bribery scandal, which has been named pivotal.

After serving four months in prison, Kylie was released last month. She then announced that she wanted to resume her work as a Member of the European Parliament soon.

‘Shame if she’s back’

and it must do so on its own without the support of a faction; After her arrest, Kylie was expelled from the Social Democrats (S&D) faction.

PvdA MEP Mohamed Shahim is a member of the board of directors of that group. He is not waiting for Kylie to return, he says in a response to NOS: “It is in the interest of our democracy that all concerned, until all the facts are clear, stay out of Parliament. I think it is disgraceful that he should consider returning to Parliament.”

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Kylie was arrested in December for her alleged role in what became known as the “Qatargate”. Qatar, and possibly Morocco, would have bought influence in the European Parliament. Both countries have denied the allegations.

The police found bags of money during raids and house searches. Together with three other European politicians, Kylie is suspected of corruption, money laundering and membership in a criminal organization.

One of Kylie’s lawyers confirms the opposite Policy That she is not allowed to leave Belgium at the moment, so she cannot travel to Strasbourg if there is a session of the European Parliament there. But he tells the site that there will be a solution soon.

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