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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 […]

Crowe welcomes passing of UN motion to lift the Cuban blockade

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has welcomed that a motion calling for a lifting of the US blockade of Cuba was comprehensively passed at the United Nations. Deputy Crowe said: “A motion in the UN calling for an end to the illegal and inhuman economic, commercial and financial blockade of Cuba […]

Crowe Welcomes Iran Nuclear Deal

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has welcomed the multi country agreement that will end a 12 year standoff over Iran’s nuclear programme. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “This Agreement is a victory for dialogue and it has proved all the negative naysayers wrong. “I, along with many others, have argued that dialogue, rather than threats […]

Crowe welcomes prisoner releases and new Cuban-US initiative

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s Foreign Affairs Spokesperson, Seán Crowe TD, has welcomed today’s historic announcement of a thaw in Cuban-US relations which includes the release of the 3 remaining members of the Cuban 5 and Alan Gross, a US citizen detained in Cuba. Deputy Crowe said: “I warmly welcome the reports that the USA and Cuba will […]

Crowe Raises Undocumented with Foreign Affairs Minister

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, raised the recent announcement by the US President of executive action on immigration reform and the affect it will have on the 50,000 undocumented Irish in the US, with the Minister for Foreign Affairs in the Dáil. Crowe said that while the executive action is welcome […]

NATO needs to be disbanded, not better financed- Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has strongly criticised US President Barack Obama over his comments that European NATO members need to increase their military spending. Obama, speaking during a visit to Europe, in which he met NATO’s Secretary-General, worryingly used the crisis in Ukraine to justify his comments. Deputy Seán Crowe […]

Crowe condemns British Government for René González visa refusal

by Seán Crowe TD

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD, has condemned the British Government for refusing René González, one of the Cuban Five, a visa to visit Britain. René who was released from prison and returned to Cuba last year was due to be one of the principal witnesses for the International Commission of Inquiry […]