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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

Trump's unilateral and reckless move to pull out of Iran nuclear deal requires a bold European answer

After a very regrettable and irresponsible decision made by President Trump to pull-out the US from the Iran Nuclear Deal, the S&Ds called during today’s debate in the European Parliament to do...
North Korea USA

Historic meeting between Trump and Kim, but whether it goes beyond the photo-ops remains to be seen

Socialists and Democrats welcome the very first meeting between the leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un and the US President Donald Trump that took place today in Singapore. We have always said that...
"Migrant emergency caused by the lack of a common EU policy," says EP rapporteur and S&D MEP Cécile Kyenge

Udo Bullmann: Sánchez shows leadership and saves lives, while Salvini shows cowardice

The leader of the S&D Group, Udo Bullmann, has welcomed the decision by Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez to allow a ship carrying 629 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea to dock in...
We must support the post-conflict process in Colombia, say S&Ds, Ramón Jáuregui, Soraya Post MEP, Boris Zala MEP, FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia), ELN (National Liberation Army),

S&D Group statement on elections in Colombia, 7 June 2018

The two candidates running for the second round of the Colombian elections next Sunday, June 17, represent two different ideological options: Iván Duque, the candidate of the right, questions some...
S&Ds: Proud of awarding Sakharov prize to Yazidi women, the Sakharov Prize for 2016 to Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Aji Bashar, advocates for the Yazidi community, Pittella, Elena Valenciano,

Over 30 years, Sakharov Prize becomes one of the leading human rights prizes in the world

On the occasion of the two days of conferences organised in Brussels on the 30th anniversary of the Sakharov Prize, awarded every year by the European Parliament to human rights activists around the...
Mexican flag and election protesters in the street

The S&D Group calls for the protection of all candidates running for elections in Mexico

Over one hundred politicians have been killed in Mexico since the beginning of the electoral campaign, which will culminate on 1 July with the election of 18,300 local and federal posts. Last...