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deadly mudslides and floods in northern Italy

Pittella: EU can help Italy and other member states hit by natural disasters

Following the deadly mudslides and floods in northern Italy on Sunday, Gianni Pittella, the president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, said: "Europe can help Italy...
Israel, Palestine, Jerusalem

Pittella on Palestine "EU must intervene to stop spiral of violence – our goal is a two-state solution"

Reacting to the increasing tensions and violence in Israel and Palestine in recent days, Gianni Pittella, the president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, said: "Europe...
the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago

Gianni Pittella: "Let's break down the new walls between the EU and Russia"

After the events this weekend to mark the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago, Gianni Pittella, the president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament will speak on the issue...
“The European Commission must take strong action against unfair tax practices,” says Gianni Pittella

“The European Commission must take strong action against unfair tax practices,” says Gianni Pittella

Following the publication of documents from the Luxembourg leaks, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella is calling on the European Commission to take strong action against unfair tax practices. The...
S&Ds support closer EU-China cooperation

S&Ds support closer EU-China cooperation

The political situation, global economic governance, climate change, trade and investment and the establishment of a high level permanent bilateral forum between the Chinese Government and the S&...
Relaunching Europe in Naples: Gianni Pittella opens the debate on migration and asylum

Relaunching Europe in Naples: Gianni Pittella opens the debate on migration and asylum

To make sure Europe does not have to bear the shame of hundreds more migrant deaths. To make sure Europe can create a progressive new model for migration, with a common co-operative policy combining...
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...