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Gianni Pittella on Europe Day: Relaunching Europe Together with the people!

On the occasion of Europe Day, which marks the anniversary of the historic Schuman declaration , S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: “This day is and will remain a special day for me and...
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Gianni Pittella: "A clear victory for Macron. The left must now rebuild."

The leader of European Socialists and Democrats Gianni Pittella welcomed with relief the result of the French presidential election, which saw the clear victory of Emmanuel Macron this Sunday. "In...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week “The extreme right presents the same face everywhere: they cajole, play the nationalist card and vilify Europe. They lie to the public with promises of a golden future. They do not...
Gianni Pittella : Oui, je voterai Macron si j'étais citoyen français! Sans hésitation

Gianni Pittella: I would vote Macron if I were a French citizen! No question

The president of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella , has called on the French people to mobilise against the Front National for the second round of the...
Pittella: S&Ds welcome the adoption by EU Council of the guidelines for the Brexit negotiations,

Pittella: S&Ds welcome the adoption by EU Council of the guidelines for the Brexit negotiations

Speaking after today’s meeting of the EU Council, S&D Group President Gianni Pittella said: “We welcome the adoption of the guidelines for the Brexit negotiations by the European Council. The...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D president, Gianni Pittella “In front of the Hungarian people, we want to be clear on this: It is not Europe who is confronting Hungary, it is not Europe who is attacking...
S&D Group welcomes the agreement between political parties in Skopje, Howitt, European Commissioner Johannes Hahn, governing party VMRO-DPMNE leader Nikola Gruevski, SDSM party, Special Prosecutor, Knut Fleckenstein,

Pittella: S&Ds condemn political violence in Skopje. After Orbán, VMRO is another awkward member of the EPP family

Following the outrageous attacks on MPs in Skopje, the leader of the S&D Group, Gianni Pittella, stated: “We condemn in the strongest terms the violence that erupted yesterday in Skopje against...

CDU stands with far right extremists to score cheap political points

During a vote on the budget discharge of the European Parliament, members of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany party (CDU) have voted on a series of amendments attempting to attack SPD...