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Romania Parliament

Pittella: Dăncilă appointed new PM is the right way forward for EU and Romania

Following the confirmation of the Romanian President, Klaus Iohannis, to appoint Viorica Dăncilă as new Prime Minister, the S&D Group leader, Gianni Pittella, stated: “The S&D Group...
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Pittella: Trump has forgotten again to engage his brain before talking

The S&D Group strongly condemns the latest declarations of the US president Donald Trump, calling African countries, El Salvador and Haiti ‘shithole countries’. By insulting other nations, the...
S&D Group's news on the European Parliament's Plenary session in Strasbourg - 28 to 31 May 2018

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 15 to 18 January 2018 - S&D priorities on the agenda

S&D priorities on the plenary agenda. ▶ Wed, 17 Debate with the Taoiseach of Ireland, Leo Varadkar, on the future of Europe gianni.pittella@europarl.europa.eu + 33 3 88 17 5159 A new impetus to...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&D Times - This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D president, Gianni Pittella: There are many battles ahead of us in 2018. First and foremost, the battle to end social inequalities, create more jobs, growth and...
Austria

Pittella: We are worried about the extreme-right drift in Austria. Sanctions cannot be excluded.

Speaking after the formation of a coalition government in Austria, where the far-right Freedom party will hold various key ministries, S&D Group President Gianni Pittella said: "We are deeply...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&D Times - This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D Group vice-president and co-author of the Panama Papers’ inquiry committee report, Jeppe Kofod “The Panama Papers revealed that a global corrupted elite of politicians,...
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Pittella: Romania, Bulgaria and Croatia deserve to be included in Schengen

S&D MEPs have called for Bulgaria and Romania to be admitted to the Schengen passport-free area as soon as possible. They also insisted that Croatia should join as soon as it meets the technical...