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Quotes of The Week

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    “When we were in Opposition we said we were against developing ODZ... It’s unacceptable to choose what to develop based on a desktop study.” Labour MP Marlene Farrugia lambasting her party for handing agricultural land to foreign investors for a...

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    “It’s all about the people. We have to be the people’s party.” PN leader Simon Busuttil addressing the party faithful in Santa Lucija. “I was never the type to be tied to my post.” Chris Said after being asked by PN leader Simon Busuttil, in the...

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    “In this day and age, there is no place for workers to work in precarious conditions.” PN leader Simon Busuttil in his May Day message. “Germany appreciates Malta’s engagement in taking in refugees. Rest assured that in doing so, Malta is facing...

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    “There’s a clear political signal that Europe is ready to act on the criminal network managing the illegal migration flows and profiting from innocent people. A signal has been sent to the criminals that the game has changed”. Prime Minister...

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    “We’re getting too used to this... For heaven’s sake we’re talking about 400 people who lost their lives.” Prime Minister Joseph Muscat exasperated at the lack of international press coverage on the tragedy unfolding in the Mediterranean as...

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    “He had a choice to make. He made the right call.” Prime Minister Joseph Muscat thanking predecessor Lawrence Gonzi for having the vision to commit to the ambitious Malta-Sicily interconnector project. “Please help us, we are nearly die [sic], we...

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    “We the people will no longer be held hostage at the barrel of a gun.” Columnist Martin Scicluna urging the electorate to tell politicians they cannot ignore civil society to buy electoral votes and should vote No in Saturday’s hunting...

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    “There is no way a conscious crew would inadvertently descend through some 30,000 feet without being aware.” Captain Mark Micallef Eynaud on the Germanwings disaster before it became known the plane was down­ed deliberately by the...

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    “When he was small, he became an altar boy. As he grew up, he was always becoming something. Now he became Archbishop.” Emanuel Scicluna recalling the career path of his son Mgr Charles Scicluna, who was yesterday installed as Archbishop. “I...

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    “Hand on heart, if I had to be in the same situation today, I think I would do the same thing.” Energy Minister Konrad Mizzi reacting to the report by the Auditor General which expressed reservations on the extent of ministerial direction...

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    “I am a million per cent at peace with my conscience.” Mario Camilleri, who brokered the controversial Café Premier deal, speaks out. “I was never consulted or involved in this deal.” Former land commissioner Joe Bugeja reveals the Café Premier...

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    “I will not be a photocopy and mimic others.” Archbishop-elect Charles Scicluna says he will develop his own style. “It stinks.” Nationalist deputy leader Beppe Fenech Adami condemns Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s involvement in the Café Premier...

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    “The hype may have created the impression that Islamic State are much bigger than they actually are.” Former army commander Briga­dier Maurice Calleja saying that IS in Libya is not as strong as it is made out to be. “He told me I was trying to...

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    “A tragedy of enormous scale.” UNHCR Europe director Vincent Cochetel urging the EU not to bury its head in the sand and to find an adequate replacement for Italy’s Mare Nostrum rescue mission after at least 300 migrants died in rough...

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    “The EU cannot spring into action and be caught by surprise only when Libya becomes a failed State.” Prime Minister Joseph Muscat urging German Chancellor Angela Merkel to keep Libya high on the EU agenda and recognise the risk of ISIS...

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    “It’s like making a cake, then spitting on it.” Renzo Piano’s lead architect Antonio Belvedere branding the decision to place the tatty monti stalls next to Valletta’s new Parliament building a “shame, I am crying”. “We grieve for those who were...

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    “Child abuse happens in dark corners. Our job is to shed the light.” Curia Safeguarding Commission head Andrew Azzopardi on the task of investigating sex abuse cases in the Church and improving prevention. “There is no incompatibility.” Apostolic...

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    “Unless the situation improves, we could in the short term be looking at the collapse of the Libyan State and its institutions.” Prime Minister Joseph Muscat addressing diplomats accredited to Malta. “Rainer loved Malta and it is so wonderful to...

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    “We must not turn this into a clash of civilisations that will put off the moderate elements of Islam from further integrating in society.” Prime Minister Joseph Muscat speaking in the aftermath of the terrorist attack in Paris against the...

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    “A source of light does not have to be at the centre of a room to illuminate the entire area.” Apostolic Administrator Charles Scicluna in reaction to President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca’s Republic Day speech where she said the Church was no...

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