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Gianni Pittella: Results of Iranian election open new possibilities for co-operation

European Socialists and Democrats complete ground-breaking visit to Iran

Hannes Swoboda , president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, Véronique de Keyser , vice-president for foreign affairs and Ana Gomes , S&D Group co-ordinator for...
Europäisches Semester: „Keine Rettung ohne Wachstum“, warnt Hannes Swoboda

Statement on the European Parliament election observation mission to Azerbaijan

A European Parliament/Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) election observation mission recently travelled to Azerbaijan, to observe the country's presidential elections. Hannes...
Eu-US trade agreement, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) on jobs and growth.

EU-US trade agreement should not undermine EU citizens' rights

Today the Socialists and Democrats met with EU and American representatives, experts and union leaders to analyse the impact of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) on jobs and...

EU-Ukraine association agreement and free trade agreement should be signed in Vilnius

The S&D Group in the European Parliament welcomed the decision to extend the mission of former European Parliament president Pat Cox and former Polish president Aleksander Kwaśniewski to Ukraine...
S&Ds welcome EU enlargement progress reports: "As EU 28, we are not yet complete"

S&Ds welcome EU enlargement progress reports: "As EU 28, we are not yet complete"

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcomed the Commission's progress reports and conclusions on EU enlargement today. The S&Ds called for an acceleration of this important...
DE KEYSER Véronique

The S&D Group is concerned about the violation of freedom of the press and of expression in Morocco

Ali Anouzla, the director of Lakome's Arabic language version of the Moroccan news website, was arrested on 17 September for posting a link to the Spanish daily newspaper El País of a video of ‘Al-...
new information-exchange system for border controls (EUROSUR

S&Ds welcome new information system to fight human trafficking and save migrants' lives at sea

The European Socialists and Democrats today in Strasbourg gave their strong support to a new information-exchange system for border controls (EUROSUR). The new system will explicitly aim to fight...