Yves Pozzo di Borgo

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Yves Pozzo di Borgo (born 3 May 1948) is a French politician of Corsican origin. He is a member of the Senate of France, representing the city of Paris for the Centrist Union.

Political career[edit]

In parliament, Pozzo di Borgo is the deputy chairman of the Committee on European Affairs. He also serves on the Committee on Foreign Affairs and on the Defence Committee.

In addition to his committee assignments, Pozzo di Borgo is the president of the Parliamentary Friendship Group with Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tadjikistan, Turkmenistan) and a member of the French delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.

Pozzo di Borgo publicly endorsed François Bayrou in the 2012 presidential elections.

In July 2015, Pozzo di Borgo accompanied Thierry Mariani and 10 other party members on a controversial visit to the recently annexed Crimea.[1]

In 2016, Pozzo di Borgo publicly endorsed Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet in the Republicans' primaries for the 2017 presidential elections. [2].

Other activities[edit]

  • Association Dialogue Franco-Russe, Member of the Bureau[3]
  • Institut Jean Lecanuet, President[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sabrina Tavernise (July 25, 2015), French Lawmakers Visit Crimea, to the Dismay of Officials Back Home New York Times.
  2. ^ « Primaire à droite : Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet a réuni assez de parrainages », Le Monde, 8 September 2016.
  3. ^ Bureau Association Dialogue Franco-Russe.
  4. ^ The Institute Institut Jean Lecanuet, Paris.

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