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Manfred Weber, leader of center-right EPP alliance in European Parliament, says Viktor Orban's Fidesz party suspended

Yahoo - 2019-03-21 07:25

European Parliament votes to suspend Turkey′s EU membership bid | News | DW | 13.03.2019

DW - 2019-03-17 13:21

Ankara fumes as European Parliament votes to suspend EU talks

Al Monitor - 2019-03-15 17:33

EP: Negotiations With Turkey Shall be Suspended

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2019-03-15 03:21
The European Parliament (EP) has adopted a resolution that suggests the suspension of the accession negotiations with Turkey in its general assembly in Strasbourg. The non-binding resolution was adopted in yesterday’s (March 13) session by 370 votes in fa ...

HDP’s Yagizay: Harshest EP report on Turkey in 14 years

ANF - 2019-03-14 16:45
HDP Representative for the Council of Europe Faik Yagizay and HDP Representative for the European Union Eyup Doru spoke about the report on Turkey which was voted on at the European Parliament yesterday evening. ...

EU accession negotiations with Turkey suspended

ANF - 2019-03-14 12:04
The European Parliament adopted Turkey report calling on EU leaders to formally suspend accession talks and show solidarity with Turkey’s democrats. ...

PRESS RELEASE: Armenophobia as a clear demonstration of Xenophobia

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2019-03-07 21:42
Full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsJi91rTF2I Conference at the European Parliament : “Armenophobia as a clear demonstration of Xenophobia”. Brussels, 06 March 2019.- On March 6, 2019, MEP Dr. Eleni Theocharous hosted a conference entitled “Arme ...

Yazidi genocide discussed at European Parliament

ANF - 2019-02-28 20:41
A conference took place at the European Parliament about the Yazidi genocide. ...

Speaker of Kurdistan Parliament receives representative of European Union office to the Kurdistan region

Perlemanikurdistan - 2019-02-27 08:03

Turkey condemns European parliament committee call to suspend accession | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-02-26 07:05

EU Draft Report on Turkey Unacceptable: Ankara

Waar Media - 2019-02-21 14:46
WAAR_DUHOK The European Parliament’s Committee for Foreign Affairs voted Wednesday to accept a draft advisory report on Turkey, with Ankara calling the document “unacceptable”. The report, which calls for suspending accession negotiations between Turkey ...

European parliament committee calls for suspending Turkey accession talks | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-21 09:31

European Parliament hears testimonies of blockade victims' suffering

Gulf Times - 2019-02-20 03:30

EP United Left members in solidarity with Guven

ANF - 2019-02-13 13:08
European Parliament United Left members started an action in solidarity with Leyla Guven and to uphold her demands. ...

Letter from Leyla Güven to EP president Antonio Tajani

ANF - 2019-01-29 15:39
“As a parliamentarian, I particularly urge you and the European Parliament to play your constructive role in this process,” wrote Güven to the EP President. ...

Kurdish woman in French communist list for EP elections

ANF - 2019-01-29 15:08
Communist Party of France (PCF) has put up activist Kurdish woman Cemile Renklicay as a candidate for the European Parliament elections to be held in May. ...

Zuckerberg's European Parliament testimony criticised - BBC News

BBC - 2019-01-27 23:33

Martyrs’ families demonstrate in front of the European Parliament

ANF - 2019-01-25 09:47
“Leyla Güven's action brings Kurdish women one step closer to freedom. There is hope for all the women of the world." ...

Rally in front of the EP: We will break the isolation

ANF - 2019-01-16 15:35
A protest was held in front of the European Parliament on the 31st day of the hunger strike held in Strasbourg against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Protest against the isolation in front of European Parliament

ANF - 2019-01-16 13:59
As the hunger strike in Strasbourg demanding an end to the aggravated isolation imposed upon Ocalan enters day 31, a protest is held in front of the EP with the slogan, “Break the isolation, tear down fascism, free Ocalan”. ...

EU says risk of no-deal on Brexit imminent

Waar Media - 2019-01-16 11:15
The risk of no-deal on Brexit is imminent, European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator said on Wednesday following British lawmakers’ rejection of Brexit deal. Speaking at the EU parliament, Michel Barnier said: “We are fearing more than ever, that there is ...

KCDK-E calls for participation in Strasbourg rally tomorrow

ANF - 2019-01-15 17:16
The rally has been organised by the KCDK-E and TJK-E: "On January 16 we will be in front of the CPT, Council of Europe, European Parliament to demand these institutions to stop playing the three monkeys.” ...

MEPs hold “Freedom for Ocalan, end the isolation” demonstration

ANF - 2019-01-15 15:49
A group of deputies from the European Parliament held a demonstration against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Crunch time for Brexit as lawmakers prepare to vote

Waar Media - 2019-01-15 08:25
British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking much needed approval from the House of Commons for her European Union withdrawal agreement in a historical vote to be held Tuesday evening. The deal was originally scheduled for a parliament vote in December, ...

KCDK-E calls on people to join January 16 demo in Strasbourg

ANF - 2019-01-14 10:06
The KCDK-E called on “all international institutions to take action. On 16 January we will be in front of the CPT, Council of Europe, European Parliament to demand these institutions that are playing the three monkeys.” ...

MEPs and lawyers from Europe denied meeting with Leyla Güven

ANF - 2019-01-14 10:06
A foreign delegation, including European Parliament deputies, is in Amed to express their support to DTK co-chair Leyla Güven. ...

Europe agrees on Clean Energy for All Europeans package

Waar Media - 2018-12-25 09:25
The European Commission, European Parliament and the European Council agreed Wednesday on the Clean Energy for All Europeans package that aims to make the electricity market more flexible and facilitate the integration of a greater share of renewable ene ...

A delegation of European Union visits Kurdistan Parliament

Perlemanikurdistan - 2018-12-13 18:06

Kurdish issue discussed in the European Parliament

ANF - 2018-12-13 10:36
A press conference was held at the European Parliament to underline the situation of HDP Hakkari deputy, Leyla Güven on hunger strike for over a month. ...

Kurdish conference in EP: Turkey is outside the law

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-12-11 13:51
Human rights defenders spoke in the first session of the 15th Kurdish Conference in the European Parliament. IHD officials spoke about the rights violations and stated that Turkey has lost the characteristic of a state with the rule of law. The first pane ...

European Parliament to discuss the ECHR ruling on Demirtas

ANF - 2018-12-11 13:36
The European Parliament is taking the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruling about Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas on the agenda to be discussed. ...

Aydar at EP: Kurdish movement is the most appropriate alternative

ANF - 2018-12-06 21:18
KNK Executive Council Member Zubeyir Aydar spoke at the European Parliament conference on Kurds and said that the Kurdish Liberation Movement is always ready to sit at the negotiation table. ...

Kurdish conference in EP: Turkey is outside the law

ANF - 2018-12-05 20:40
Human rights defenders spoke in the first session of the 15th Kurdish Conference in the European Parliament. IHD officials spoke about the rights violations and stated that Turkey has lost the characteristic of a state with the rule of law. ...

Iranian lawyer gets 12 years for 'insults' after representing hijab protester

Rûdaw - 2018-12-02 07:59
The European Union Parliament awarded Shahidi the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought ...

5/12 en 6/12: Internationale conferentie in het Europees parlement: The Kurdish factor in world politics: Crisis, Challenges and Solutions.

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-10-24 21:39
The EU Turkey Civic Commission (EUTCC) will hold its 15th International Conference on EU Turkey and the Kurds 5-6 December 2018 in the European Parliament. The theme of the conference is: THE KURDISH FACTOR IN WORLD POLITICS: CRISIS, CHALLENGES AND SOLUTI ...

Movie screening in the European Parliament: Commander Arian by Alba Sotorra

Koerdisch Instituut - 2018-10-23 21:12
Commander Arian guides a female battalion towards Kobane to free them of the murderous ISIS gangs. A tale of emancipation and freedom about the war in Syria and the Women Protection Units- the YPJ. Arian dedicates her life to battling ISIS as she has witn ...

EU President Calls on Erbil, Baghdad to Continue Peaceful Dialogue

BAS News - 2018-10-19 06:20
ERBIL - President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani has called on the Kurdistan Region and Iraq to carry on their peaceful dialogue in hopes of resolving the issues between the sides. Talking to Kurdistan 24, the European parliament top official ...

Brexit deal made harder by May comments: EU official

Reuters - 2018-10-16 13:07
British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech to the UK parliament on Monday has shown that reaching a deal on the country's exit from the European Union will be even harder than expected, a senior EU official said on Tuesday. ...

AUK and S&D Group of EU Parliament host an event for “Minorities and Religious Diversity in Iraq”

The American University of Kurdistan - 2018-10-14 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – October 13, 2018 – The American University of Kurdistan in collaboration with the Socialists and Democrats group of the European Parliament, hosted a two days conference on “Minorities and Religious Diversity in Kurdistan ...

European Parliament withholds Turkey’s pre-accession funding

Neweurope - 2018-10-03 13:58

European Parliament cuts 70 million Euros in aid to Turkey

Premiumtimesng - 2018-10-03 02:20

European Parliament votes to cancel 70 mln euros for Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-10-02 20:43

European parliament cuts €70m in aid to Turkey – Punch Newspapers

Punchng - 2018-10-02 19:06

European Parliament Cuts EUR70 million In Aid To Turkey | Morningstar

Morningstar - 2018-10-02 18:30

European Parliament budget committee agrees to cancel 70 mln euros for Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-09-26 21:29

Legitimate Kirkuk Governor Attends Political Conference First Time Since October Events

BAS News - 2018-09-24 18:13
ERBIL - Ahead of the first anniversary of the Kurdistan's independence referendum, a conference was held at the European Parliament on Monday for talks on the historic statehood event, in which the legitimate governor of Kirkuk was present as well, said ...

Any financial aid given to Turkey will be conditional – European Parliament MP | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-09-20 04:52

PM May's spokesman: European Parliament's Weber welcomed UK's Brexit proposal

Yahoo - 2018-09-19 00:36

KRG Rep. to European Parliament: Belgian Parliament delegation to visit Kurdistan Region, Rojava

Waar Media - 2018-08-26 13:47
WAAR-DUHOK: A delegation from the Belgian Parliament is expected to visit the Kurdistan Region next week to meet with the Kurdish leadership, Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) representative to the European Parliament, Dlawar Azhgayi said on Saturday ...

Belgian Parliament Delegates to Visit Kurdisan

BAS News - 2018-08-25 18:59
ERBIL - A delegation from the Belgian Parliament is expected to visit the Kurdistan Region next week to meet with the Kurdish leadership, Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) representative to the European Parliament, Dlawar Azhgayi said on Saturday. "A ...

European Parliament decides to cut IPA funds for Turkey - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2018-05-31 23:14

European Parliament not to send observers to snap Turkey elections | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-05-24 19:52

European Parliament to call on Turkey to free jailed Greek soldiers | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-04-17 14:37

3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON FAYLEE KURDS IN EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

Koerdisch Instituut - 2018-04-05 21:31
If the invitation is not visible, please refresh this page. More info: Email. akram_hawas@yahoo.dk Email. zeenmorad@hotmail.com Email. hafid.shahla@gmail.com e-mail: kongrakurdistan@gmail.com ...

EU President tells Turkey to ‘respect international law’ following Kurdistan Region airstrikes

K24 - 2018-03-22 22:22
President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani. (Photo: Social media) ...

A Future for democracy in Syria

Koerdisch Instituut - 2018-03-20 19:50
When: Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 09:30 – 12:45 Where: European Parliament, Rue Wiertz 60, 1047 Bruxelles, Belgium; Room PHS1A002 The Democratic Federation of North Syria (DFNS) was founded on the principles of gender equality, ethnic and religious tolerance ...

EU Parliament Urges Turkey to Halt Afrin Assault

BAS News - 2018-03-15 22:48
ERBIL — The European Union Parliament has called on Turkey to end its offensives against the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin and withdraw its forces from the region. “Turkey’s Operation Olive Branch in the Kurdish-controlled province of Afrin has added a ...

European Parliament is asking Turkey to withdraw its troops from Afrin

ANHA - 2018-03-15 20:53
The European Parliament called on Turkey to withdraw its forces from Afrin and called on Turkey to stop its attacks on Afrin. ...

KRG Envoys Discuss Arabization of Kirkuk at EU Parliament

BAS News - 2018-03-01 00:45
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s diplomatic mission to the European Union has discussed the concerns about the ongoing Baghdad-led Arabisation process in the disputed Kurdish territories with members of the European Union parliament. Head of KRG’s EU diplomati ...

French FM: Turkey Should Stop Strikes on Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-10 01:09
ERBIL — French Foreign Minister Jean Yves le Drian said at the European Parliament on Friday that Turkey should stop the airstrikes on Afrin and humanitarian corridors have to be opened in Syria for sending aid to Syrian people. Throughout the week, Fren ...

The European Parliament condemns Turkish military operations in northern Syria

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2018-02-09 19:50
KMMk: On Thursday, 19 February,2018 the European Parliament condemned Turkey’s military operation in Afriin, north of Syria, and called for the war to end, in connection with hundreds of opponents of the military operation arrested by the Turkish governme ...

European Parliament resolution of 8 February 2018 on the current human rights situation in Turkey (2018/2527(RSP))

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-02-09 15:31
On Thursday the 8th of February 2018 the European Parliament adopted yet another resolution condemning the current human rights situation in Turkey (2018/2527(RSP)). You can read and download the resolution in pdf below. ...

Turkey rejects European Parliament's human rights resolution as "null and void" - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2018-02-09 01:25

European Parliament condemns Turkey′s crackdown on Afrin critics | News | DW | 08.02.2018

DW - 2018-02-08 21:53

Statement of VPC/HR Mrs. Federica Mogherini during the debate about Turkey at the European Parliament on the 6th of February.

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-02-08 19:54
On Tuesday the 6th of February 2018 the European Parliament held a debate on the situation of human rights in Turkey and the Turkish war on Afrin, the predominantly Kurdish enclave in the north of Syria. Federica Mogherini, Vice-President of the Commissio ...

European Parliament expresses solidarity for dismissed Kurdish MP in Turkey

Rûdaw - 2018-01-16 21:09
It's not acceptable that 'someone elected by the people should be illegitimately deprived of their seat' ...

European Parliament's first session of 2018: results of December's EU summit, Bulgaria presidency program - EJP

Ejpress - 2018-01-16 11:40

EUTCC Final Resolution 2017

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-01-06 09:12
14th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON “THE EU, TURKEY, THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE KURDS” Wednesday 6 & Thursday 7 of January 2017 European Parliament, Brussels DEMOCRATIC ALTERNATIVE TO TYRANNY AND CHAOS IN THE MIDDLE EAST – KURDISH VISION AND STRATEGIES THE FINA ...

Members of European Parliament urge Baghdad to respect Kurdistan Region, begin dialogue

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2017-12-22 16:06
MEPs called on Iraqi Prime Minister to begin a dialogue with the Kurdistan Region to resolve all outstanding issues. ...

Members of European Parliament send a joint letter to Iraqi PM

Waar Media - 2017-12-21 16:56
WAAR-DUHOK: Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Wednesday sent a joint letter to the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, asking him to kickstart talks with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to resolve the outstanding issues. The EMPs ref ...

MEPs Call on Iraq’s Abadi to Kickstart Talks with KRG, Resolve Issues

BAS News - 2017-12-21 15:31
ERBIL — Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Wednesday sent a joint letter to the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, asking him to kickstart talks with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to resolve the outstanding issues. The EMPs referre ...

Kurdistan’s Challenges in post ISIS Era

KNNC - 2017-12-10 16:09
Speech at Democratic Alternative to Tyranny and Chaos in the Middle East- Kurdish Vision and strategies: Brussels European Parliament. ...

Iranian-backed militias ‘have no place in free and democratic Iraq’

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2017-11-22 19:50
Chair of the European Parliament’s Delegation for relations with Iraq called for a de-escalation on the ground and urged the withdrawal of all Iranian proxy militias in Iraq. ...

EU Parliament Calls on Iraqi Gov. to Respect Kurdistan’s Autonomy

BAS News - 2017-11-09 03:56
ERBIL — The European Parliament’s Delegation for relations in Iraq (DIQ) has urged Erbil and Baghdad to engage in dialogue “on the basis of the Iraqi Constitution and in recognition for the need of respect for autonomy in the Kurdistan Region”. “As Chair ...

Turkey releases activists on bail as the European Parliament votes for a reduction in EU accession funds

Neweurope - 2017-10-27 09:32

European Parliament declares its support for Kurdistan

Kurdiu - 2017-10-14 18:25

Kurdish Diaspora in Europe to Rally in Support of Kurdistan’s Independence

BAS News - 2017-10-03 16:28
ERBIL — The Kurdish communities across Europe will organize demonstrations in front of the European Parliament and the US embassies and consulates in the European countries in support of independence for Kurdistan Region. The Syrian Kurdish National Coun ...

Kurdistan to Send a Document on Referendum to EP, UN, Congress

BAS News - 2017-09-30 15:48
ERBIL — Kurdish officials are planning to write a document on the outcome of the independence referendum of Kurdistan to be sent to the European Parliament, the United Nations, and US Congress. The Kurdistan Region’s parties are expected to meet for disc ...

EU Parliamentary Group Seeks New Policies on Kurdistan’ Independence

BAS News - 2017-09-20 23:55
ERBIL — The European Friends of Kurdistan in the European Parliament has called on the EU Council to “develop a new strategy” in regards to the Kurdistan Region’s planned independence referendum and its relations with Iraq. “For more than a century, the ...

HDP jailed leaders nominated for Sakharov Prize

KurdPress - 2017-09-16 20:52
The European Parliament (EP) on Friday announced that Turkey pro-Kurdish leaders Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag were among the nominees for its prestigious Sakharov Prize, awarded each year in the name of freedom of thought, Kurdistan 24 reported ...

KES President meets Kurdish Minister of Labor in the EU Parliament

Kurdish-European Society - 2017-07-24 01:55
The President of Kurdish-European Society Kahraman Evsen met the Kurdish Minister of... ...

EU Parliament: KES President meets Chairman of the Central Council of the Ezidis

Kurdish-European Society - 2017-07-14 01:28
On 12 July 2017 Kahraman Evsen, President of the Kurdish-European Society (KES),... ...

EU Supports Kurdistan Region’s Independence Vote: Hoshyar Zebari

BAS News - 2017-07-12 15:42
ERBIL — A member of the Kurdistan Region’s delegation in Brussels said that the European Parliament (EP) supports Kurdistan Region’s forthcoming referendum on independence and it will send representatives to Kurdistan for monitoring the process. Hoshyar ...

KES-President Kahraman Evsen meets President Barzani in the EU-Parliament

Kurdish-European Society - 2017-07-12 06:53
A delegation from the South Kurdish government (Northern Iraq) visited the European... ...

There is no turning back on referendum bid, Barzani tells European parliament

KurdPress - 2017-07-11 23:55
Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani told the European Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday (July 11) that over the last century in Iraq the Kurds have been treated with hostility and that there was no turning back on the independence referendum bid. ...

Barzani to Kurds' Friends: If You Can't Support Referendum, Don't Oppose It Either

BAS News - 2017-07-11 18:50
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani on Tuesday delivered a speech in the European Union Parliament where he reiterated Kurdistan independence referendum will stabilize the region. Barzani began his statement with introducing the delegation a ...

Pro-Kurdish party sues Erdogan for calling Demirtas 'terrorist'

Kurdistan24 - 2017-07-10 18:23
Selahattin Demirtas co-leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) arrives at the European Parliament, Jan. 27, 2016. (Photo: Reuters) ...

Barzani to Address Kurdistan Independence in EU Parliament

BAS News - 2017-07-10 15:37
ERBIL— Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani will deliver a speech over the independence referendum of the Kurdistan Region and the latest political in Iraq and the region in the European Union's Parliament. Barzani, heading a high delegation, set of ...

EU parliament votes to suspend Turkey accession talk

Kurdistan24 - 2017-07-06 18:53
A file photo of European Parliament. (Photo: Archive) ...

European Parliament to suspend negotiations with Turkey

Waar Media - 2017-07-06 15:56
WAAR-DUHOK: The European Parliament has passed the report on Turkey that proposed suspending the accession talks with Turkey. The report received 466 votes in favor. The report prepared by the European Parliament’s (EP) Turkey Rapporteur Kati Piri called ...

European parliament votes to suspend Turkey EU accession talks | News | DW | 06.07.2017

DW - 2017-07-06 14:41

EU's Juncker calls empty European Parliament 'ridiculous'

BBC - 2017-07-05 00:05
The head of the European Commission launches a bitter attack on MEPs for failing to show up. ...

KRG Minister of Interior’s speech at the Conference on “Post-ISIS Ninewa: The European Response”, at the European Parliament

Joint Crisis Coordination Centre - KRG - 2017-07-04 21:54

The European Parliament in condemnation of Iran,called for a review of the extent of human rights violations by this government.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-27 01:48
According to the report by Kurdistan Human Rights Association , 265 members of the European Parliament condemned the Joint Human Rights Abuse Statement in Iran and demanded that the Commission investigate the massacre of political prisoners, transfer the ...

European MP: ‘Kurdish statehood part of final plan in Middle East’

Kurdistan24 - 2017-06-26 23:12
Ivan Stefanec, a Member of Parliament in Europe, during an interview with Kurdistan24, Washington, DC, United States. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

European countries need stability in the Kurdistan Region the President of the European Parliament says

KNNC - 2017-06-24 13:15
the President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, said on Thursday that European countries need stability in ...

Syrian Kurds standing up to ISIS: a personal account of a trip to Kobani – eppgroup.eu

Dr. Yekta Uzunoglu - 2017-06-24 00:29
From 16 to 21 October, Czech Member of the EPP Group Jaromír Štětina was the first Member of the European Parliament to enter the recently under-siege and badly-damaged Syrian border town of Kobani. Štětina, Vice-Chairman of the Parliament’s Subcommittee ...

EU to Continue Its Support for Peshmerga Forces: EP Speaker

BAS News - 2017-06-23 14:41
ERBIL — The President of European Union Parliament Antonio Tajani reiterated the union's support for the Peshmerga forces in the fight against terrorism. Tajani said that their military assistance to the Peshmerga forces will continue as part of the anti ...

European Parliament Resolution Calls on Turkey to Protect Cultural Heritage and Have Good Neighborly Relations with Armenia | The Armenian Weekly

Armenianweekly - 2017-06-21 06:48

European Parliament Committee Calls for Suspension of Turkey’s EU Accession Negotiations | The Armenian Weekly

Armenianweekly - 2017-06-20 18:40

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