Belgium: (Shadesofgalaxy) Maria Arena, the head of the European Parliament’s Human Rights Committee, has resigned from her post after the corruption scandal came to light.
According to Arab media, MEP Maria Irina’s resignation comes after the arrest of Eva Kelly, vice-president of parliament, after police seized $1.6 million from her home in an alleged influence-peddling raid. . Qatar. It was given as a bribe to establish influence.
Maria Arena, a member of parliament from Belgium, is accused of taking advantage of free flights and staying at a luxury hotel as a guest of the Qatari government, which she later failed to properly disclose.
Maria Arena said in a statement that she has nothing to do with this matter and will resign from her position until the truth is revealed. My home and office have not been searched and no investigation has been conducted.
MP Maria Arena admitted that administrative rules had been violated, which she blamed on her aide.
It should be noted that in case of corruption, Maria Arena will have to pay a fine of 10 thousand 140 euros, otherwise she will be banned from working in the position of the European Parliament for one year.