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Trump’s decision to withdraw from Iran deal is reckless – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has described US President Trump’s decision to unilaterally withdraw the USA from the historic Iran nuclear deal as utterly reckless. The Iran nuclear deal was agreed between Iran, the USA, Russia, Germany, France, Britain, and China in 2015. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “This historic deal was […]

Crowe condemns US decision to declare Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has condemned the US Government’s reckless decision to declare Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and to begin establishing a US Embassy there. Israel’s claim that Jerusalem is the ‘complete and united’ capital of Israel is in violation of numerous international laws. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “I want […]

Crowe concerned at proposed new US restrictions on trade and travel to Cuba

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has expressed his mounting  concern at the proposed new restrictions on trade and travel to Cuba that US President Trump is supposedly  due to announce in Miami. Deputy Seán Crowe TD said: “Former US President Barack Obama oversaw a historic de-escalation and relaxation of the USA […]

Crowe criticises militarised police crackdown on Dakota Access protest camp

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Seán Crowe TD, has expressed his deep concern over the heavy handed and brutal tactics used by the police against Native Americans who are protesting against the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe have led vibrant protests against the Dakota Access 1,200 mile pipeline linking […]

Crowe welcomes historic UN vote on US blockade of Cuba

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Seán Crowe TD, welcomed that 191 countries supported a UN resolution calling for an end to the USA’s blockade of Cuba and that the USA abstained from voting against the annual resolution for the very first time. Deputy Crowe said: “The US Government first imposed economic, commercial, and financial restrictions […]

Urgent ceasefire and humanitarian corridors needed in Syria- Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

During the Dáil statements on the war and humanitarian crisis in Syria, Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, condemned the lack of adherence to the norms of international law in Syria and called for an urgent ceasefire in the conflict. Deputy Crowe said: “This savage war has left approximately 8 million people […]

Crowe sends solidarity message to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe, has sent a solidarity message to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe who are protesting against the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe have led vibrant protests against the Dakota Access 1,200 mile pipeline linking North Dakota to Illinois, which will threaten their […]

TTIP Will Have Serious Implication for Ireland- Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs and Trade, Seán Crowe TD, has criticised the Government’s approach to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and outlined Sinn Féin’s severe concerns with the purposed agreement, which is still being negotiated. Speaking in the Dáil, Deputy Crowe said: “There is a huge lack of debate and Oireachtas […]