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Pittella and Gualtieri: Progress on divorce agreement is positive but still a long road ahead

S&D MEPs have welcomed the joint report which records the progress made in the first phase of the negotiations on the UK withdrawal from the European Union and consider that it is sufficient to...
S&D Group's news on the European Parliament's Plenary session in Strasbourg - 28 to 31 May 2018

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 11 to 14 December 2017 - S&D priorities on the agenda

US President Trump’s announcement to recognise Jerusalem as capital of Israel (Tuesday 12 December) Gianni Pittella + 33 3 88 17 5159 The S&D Group strongly...
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S&Ds condemn Trump playing with fire in Jerusalem

The S&D Group strongly protests against the announcement made by President Donald Trump about the official recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and his decision to move the US...
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Pittella: We were expecting a more ambitious EMU reform. We will fight to scrap the fiscal compact

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are not satisfied by the reform of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) proposed today by the European Commission. S&D Group leader Gianni...

Pittella: Centeno as Eurogroup president is a victory for Europe against blind austerity

S&D Group leader Gianni Pittella congratulates Portuguese minister of finance Màrio Centeno who has been elected as the new president of the Eurogroup. Màrio Centeno will replace Jeroen...
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Pittella: A common progressive candidate for European Commission presidency is a victory for democracy and the EU

Following the PES Council in Lisbon and the decision to preserve the Spitzenkandidaten system for the election of the next president of the European Commission, the S&D leader, Gianni Pittella,...