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Egyptian president, Abdul Fattah al-Sisi,

Egypt: "S&Ds will support al-Sisi's path if it leads to democracy" says Pittella

After a two-day visit in Egypt and many fruitful meetings with NGOs and the Egyptian authorities – in particular with President al-Sisi – Gianni Pittella, leader of the Socialists and Democrats Group...
Turkey: "Offering a real perspective for integration is strategically important for EU" says Gianni Pittella

Turkey: "Offering a real perspective for integration is strategically important for EU" says Gianni Pittella

At the end of a three-day visit to Turkey, including talks with Turkish authorities, leaders of the opposition and representatives of minorities, NGOs concerned with religious and women's rights,...
a comprehensive solution to the Israeli-Palestine conflict. #EUWakeUp

Pittella: Palestine - EU wake up. Recognition is the fundamental step to two-state solution

After the decision made by the Swedish government to recognise Palestine, Gianni Pittella, president of the Socialists and Democrats, stated: The Swedish government took a fundamental and courageous...
Pittella: S&D condemns coup attempt in Turkey but restoration of full democracy and rule of law still needed

Turkey: Pittella, "EU can ask for reforms but has to support path to integration"

The president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament will visit Turkey this Wednesday and Thursday (29-30 October 2014) for talks with Turkish officials and leaders. Before...
Democracy is the winner in the Tunisian elections say S&D MEPs

Democracy is the winner in the Tunisian elections say S&D MEPs

After the secular coalition emerged as winners in the Tunisian legislative elections, the president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella, declared: "With...
S&Ds comment on elections in Ukraine

S&Ds comment on elections in Ukraine

The S&D Group is pleased that the general elections in Ukraine were held in a democratic manner and acknowledge the positive preliminary results. S&D Group president, Gianni Pittella, stated...
The end of bank secrecy a step forward in the fight against tax evasion

Pittella: European banking system is overall solid. No more excuses. Banks must now support growth

Following the publication of the European banks stress test carried out by the European Banking Authority, S&D Group president, Gianni Pittella, stated: “The European banking system is overall...
CO2 emissions, renewable energy and improvement of energy efficiency.

S&Ds expected more ambitious climate and energy goals and will push for more

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament regret that the compromise reached by heads of government yesterday set quite conservative targets on the reduction of CO2 emissions, renewable...