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7.2.

2001 EN Official Journal of the European Communities C 40/157

Thursday 13 April 2000

16. World education forum (debate)

The next item was the joint debate on five motions for resolutions (B5-0355, 0357, 0371, 0380 and
0384/2000).

The following introduced the motions for resolutions: Banotti, Van den Berg and Schörling.

The following spoke: Fernández Martín, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group, Roure, on behalf of the PSE
Group, and Lamy, Member of the Commision.

The President closed the debate.

Vote: Item 25.

17. Taiwan (debate)

The next item was the debate on four motions for resolutions (B5-0347, 0356, 0372 and 0388/2000).

The following introduced the motions for resolutions: Maaten, Langenhagen and Knörr Borràs.

The following spoke: Sakellariou, on behalf of the PSE Group, and Lamy, Member of the Commission.

The President closed the debate.

Vote: Item 26.

(The sitting was suspended at 17.25 and resumed for voting at 17.30.)

IN THE CHAIR: Mr IMBENI
Vice-President

VOTING TIME

TOPICAL AND URGENT DEBATE
(Simple majority)

18. Iraq (vote)

Motions for resolutions B5-0342, 0344, 0346, 0349, 0364, 0365 and 0374/2000

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC B5-0342/2000 (replacing B5-0342, 0349, 0365 and 0374/
2000):
tabled by the following Members:
Buttiglione and Morillon, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group,
Naïr, Schori, Wiersma, Sakellariou, Swoboda and Martínez Martínez, on behalf of the PSE Group,
McKenna, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group,
Marset Campos, Vinci, Boudjenah, Brie and Morgantini, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group

Mr Sakellariou tabled an oral amendment to paragraph 2 to add the following text: ‘governments of the
Member States, the United States and Iraq.’

The President established that there was not opposition to voting on this oral amendment which was
adopted.
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The following spoke:
I Perry, who questioned whether this resolution was compatible with the resolution adopted on the
same subject in January;
I Markov, who asked for the quorum to be checked pursuant to Rule 126(3).
More than 32 Members rose in accordance with Rule 126(3) to support this request.
The President established that Parliament was quorate.
I Naïr, who criticised the procedure followed;
I Swoboda, who thanked Parliament’s staff who had enabled, in particular, the lunchtime vote to pro-
ceed smoothly, and called for the vote to be taken;
I Cox, who expressed the hope the Rules could be amended to allow the quorum to be checked by
electronic vote;
I McKenna, who agreed with Mr Cox.
Amendments rejected: 1; 2; 3; 4

Split votes:

preamble, 1st indent (UEN):
1st part: up to ‘1284’: adopted
2nd part: remainder: adopted

paragraph 1 (UEN):
1st part: text without point (b) and point (c): adopted
2nd part: point (b): adopted
3rd part: point (c): adopted

Parliament adopted the resolution by RCV (ELDR, UEN) (Item 8 of ‘Texts Adopted’).

(Motions for resolutions B5-0344, 0346 and 0364/2000 fell.)

19. Chechnya (vote)

Motions for resolutions B5-0350, 0363, 0366, 0375 and 0387/2000

(Motion for a resolution B5-0350/2000 had been withdrawn.)

The following spoke:
I Markov, who repeated his request for the quorum to be checked (the President cut him off);
I Sakellariou, who considered that the motions for resolutions being voted added nothing to Parlia-
ment’s six previous resolutions on Chechnya and that a major debate on this subject should be orga-
nised (the President cut him off as the debate had finished); Sakellariou announced that he would
withdraw the motion for a resolution by the PSE Group (B5-0375/2000);
I Oostlander who, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group, said he could accept amendment 2 by the ELDR
Group provided it was taken as an addition to paragraph 2;
I Wurtz, on the previous speaker’s remarks. Maes, on Mr Wurtz’s remarks.

MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION B5-0363/2000:

Amendments adopted: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

The following spoke:
I Mr Haarder, author of amendment 2, on behalf of the ELDR Group, agreed to take amendment 2 as
an addition to paragraph 2 as Mr Oostlander had proposed;