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C 40/158 Official Journal of the European Communities EN 7.2.

2001

Thursday 13 April 2000

The following spoke:
 Perry, who questioned whether this resolution was compatible with the resolution adopted on the
same subject in January;
 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.
 Naïr, who criticised the procedure followed;
 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;
 Cox, who expressed the hope the Rules could be amended to allow the quorum to be checked by
electronic vote;
 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(Motion for a resolution B5-0350/2000 had been withdrawn.)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:
 Markov, who repeated his request for the quorum to be checked (the President cut him off);
 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);
 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;
 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:
 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;
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Separate votes: recital D (PPE-DE): rejected; paragraph 1 (PPE-DE): rejected

Parliament adopted the resolution (Item 9 of ‘Texts Adopted’).

(Motions for resolutions B5-0366 and 0387/2000 fell.)

20. Human rights: Prisoners in Iran (vote)

Motions for resolutions B5-0340, 0351, 0362, 0367, 0378 and 0383/2000

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC B5-0340/2000 (replacing B5-0340, 0351, 0362, 0367, 0378
and 0383/2000):
tabled by the following Members:
Morillon, Trakatellis, de Sarnez and Maij-Weggen, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group,
Titley, Zimeray and Karamanou, on behalf of the PSE Group,
De Clercq and Ries, on behalf of the ELDR Group,
Sörensen and others, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group,
Sylla, Brie and Morgantini, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group,
Van Dam and Belder, on behalf of the EDD Group

Amendment rejected: 1 by EV (121 for, 87 against, 11 abstentions)

Parliament adopted the resolution (Item 10 of ‘Texts Adopted’).

21. Human rights: Akin Birdal (vote)

Motions for resolutions B5-0352, 0358, 0368, 0379 and 0385/2000

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC B5-0352/2000 (replacing B5-0352, 0358, 0368, 0379 and
0385/2000):
tabled by the following Members:
Salafranca Sánchez-Neyra, Morillon, Giannakou-Koutsikou and Deprez, on behalf of the PPE-DE
Group,
Sakellariou and Schori, on behalf of the PSE Group,
Malmström, Thors, Ludford and Duff, on behalf of the ELDR Group,
Cohn-Bendit and others, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group,
Uca, Marset Campos, Papayannakis, Ainardi and Miranda, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group

Parliament adopted the resolution (Item 11 of ‘Texts Adopted’).

22. Human rights: Tibet (vote)

Motions for resolutions B5-0343, 0353, 0361, 0369, 0373 and 0377/2000

JOINT MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION RC B5-0343/2000 (replacing B5-0343, 0353, 0361, 0369, 0373
and 0377/2000):
tabled by the following Members:
Thomas Mann, on behalf of the PPE-DE Group,
Sakellariou, on behalf of the PSE Group,
Malmström, on behalf of the ELDR Group,
Messner, on behalf of the Verts/ALE Group
Sjöstedt, Eriksson and Morgantini, on behalf of the GUE/NGL Group,
Muscardini, on behalf of the UEN Group

Parliament adopted the resolution (Item 12 of ‘Texts Adopted’).