Suspicions of corruption in the European Parliament: Eva Kaili, the fall of an elected official with a meteoric rise | TF1 NEWS

Suspicions of corruption in the European Parliament: Eva Kaili, the fall of an elected official with a meteoric rise

Suspicions of corruption in the European Parliament Eva Kaili the

Her career, Eva Kaili began very young. Originally from Thessaloniki, the second city of Greece, she entered politics at the age of 20: an architecture student, she became a municipal councilor there in 1998. With her architecture degree in hand, she embarked on studies of international and European relations and took journalism courses. The Greeks then discovered her on their television screen because she presented the newspapers on one of the big private channels, Mega, from 2004 to 2007. That year, at only 29 years old, she was elected to the Greek Parliament. She is then the youngest member of Pasok.

In 2014, she was elected to the European Parliament in the Socialists and Democrats (S & D) group, a mandate that she retained during the 2019 European elections. In January 2022, she was elected Vice-President of the European Parliament from first round. In less than a year, his new activities will precipitate his fall. Eva Kaili was indeed part of the delegation aiming to develop the relations of the European Union with the Arab peninsula. In this context, she had gone to Qatar shortly before the start of the World Cup. “Today’s FIFA World Cup in Qatar is concrete proof of how sports diplomacy can achieve a historic transformation of a country whose reforms have inspired the Arab world”she said at the podium of the European Parliament on November 22.

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