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Gianni Pittella: EU sanctions should not be considered taboo

Pittella on the EU foreign affairs Council: "We expected more; some light but still too many shadows"

Following the conclusions of the foreign affairs ministers meeting in Brussels this week, S&D Group president, Gianni Pittella, commented as follows on the crisis in Gaza and Iraq: "We expected...
European peace initiative - Gaza strip, Israelis and Palestinians.

S&Ds are launching a campaign against the shameful silence of the EU on the Gaza and Iraq crisis

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said today: "European institutions are deaf and blind to the many international crises around us. It is a shame that the European Council president, Herman Van...
S&D Group calls for a permanent cease-fire and immediate humanitarian aid to Gaza

S&D Group calls for a permanent cease-fire and immediate humanitarian aid to Gaza

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella held talks with the Israeli and Palestinian ambassadors to the EU yesterday and today. S&D MEPs support EU efforts to respond to the humanitarian...
Gianni Pittella: EU sanctions should not be considered taboo

Gianni Pittella on Gaza conflict: EU sanctions should not be considered taboo

Following a conversation with European Parliament President Martin Schulz, S&D Group President Gianni Pittella, sent a letter to the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, on the...
S&D Euro MPs call for immediate EU action to stop the bloodshed in Gaza

S&D Euro MPs call for immediate EU action to stop the bloodshed in Gaza

S&D Euro MPs urge High Representative Catherine Ashton to fulfil the expectations of millions of Europeans who call for EU action to stop the bloodshed in the Gaza Strip and to achieve lasting...

Pittella: “The EU must enforce a collective and strict ban on arms sale to Russia with immediate effect”

Reacting to the conclusions on Ukraine adopted by the Foreign Affairs Council yesterday and in view of the presentation of the European Commission work on possible EU actions against Russia scheduled...
Gaza strip cease fire

Middle East: S&D Euro MPs call again for a permanent cease-fire

S&D Euro MPs are deeply concerned about the consequences of the Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip and call for an end to the suffering of millions of civilians on both sides. S&D...
tragedy in Ukraine yesterday evening, in which Boeing 777 of Malaysia Airlines crashed and 298 people

Gianni Pittella: "Europe wake up! We have to stop war going on beyond our Eastern borders"

Following the tragedy in Ukraine yesterday evening, in which Boeing 777 of Malaysia Airlines crashed and 298 people died, Gianni Pittella, S&D Group president, said: "On behalf of the entire S...