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S&D Group: Visa liberalisation for Kosovo, Ukraine and Georgia – Better late than never!, S&D vice-president Knut Fleckenstein, responsible for foreign affairs, neighbourhood policy and enlargement,

Kosovo has done its homework - citizens deserve to freely travel to Europe

S&D Group welcomes today’s European Commission announcement that Kosovo has made sufficient progress with regards to the fight against corruption and organised crime, and should now be granted a...
EU Flag : S&D Group: "We will support Jean-Claude Juncker if he respects our policy programme for change"

S&Ds president Udo Bullmann: We will not allow our values to be undermined by people like Trump and Putin

"The US and the Russian President have a lot in common: they both try to sell a meeting without concrete results as a success, and they have both become a risk to Europe – Trump with his...
 Triton, the new Frontex mission in the Mediterranean. migration

S&D Euro MPs welcome a milestone agreement on migration at the UN

Following the accord reached in the UN on an international agreement to manage migration, S&D vice-president responsible for foreign affairs and human rights, Elena Valenciano, stated: “The S...
Pittella: Trump is the expression of a virus spreading across the US and EU. The EU must now reform, abandon step-by-step policy and address people's concerns

If we want to ensure peace, we have to defend democracies against Trumpism, says Bullmann

On the occasion of the NATO Summit, S&D president Udo Bullmann says: "The world will not become a safer place with a US president who only calls for more and more military spending and alienates...
violence in Nicaragua, girl waving flag

S&D MEPs express solidarity with the families of the victims of the recent violence in Nicaragua

Nicaragua has experienced a peak of violence in recent days, as a result of which at least 17 people have been killed in the cities of Diriamba and Jinotepe and dozens of people have been assaulted,...
Israel and EU flags on wall

S&Ds: On the expulsion of Bedouin communities from the occupied Palestinian territory, Israel shows not to be a healthy democracy

Following continuous pressure by Israeli authorities on Bedouin communities in the Negev and the West Bank, the forcible transfer of Bedouin families and the plan to dismantle the village of Khan al-...
EU Polish flag and RULE OF LAW IN POLAND

Udo Bullmann to Polish Prime Minister: stop dismantling democracy in Poland!

Today’s debate in the European Parliament on the future of Europe with the Prime Minister of Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki, came at a very troubling time for Polish democracy. Just yesterday, a new law...