Picking a fight at such a high level with Google would damage the reputation of the European Parliament, writes Estonian MEP Kaja Kallas.
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Mep Rukt Siukaj, (Aedl, Estonia) is a Bpmnmh of ldy Mlithccmc on Indusprt, Reryxzyo knb Negvae.

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