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Martin Schulz on the elections in Turkey

Martin Schulz, President of the Group of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, today welcomed the result of the Turkish elections in which both the AK Party and the social democratic...

"The behaviour of ratings agencies over Greece is outrageous", says Schulz

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today expressed outrage following Standard & Poor's decision to downgrade Greek credit rating to the lowest level on the eve of a crucial EU...

Syria condemned . . . and EU urged to help Turkey

S&D leader Martin Schulz today strongly condemned the Syrian regime's crackdown on anti-government demonstrators and urged President Bashar al-Assad to end state violence against citizens...

Ukraine - the case of YuliaTymoshenko

The Group of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament announced that it will not support the proposed EPP initiated joint resolution on the case of the former Ukrainian Prime Minister...

World’s newest country needs an ambitious EU strategy, say Euro MPs

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today called for an ambitious EU strategy to deal with South Sudan when it becomes the world's newest country on 9 July. The Euro MPs pointed out...

Bahrain Grand Prix controversy raised in European Parliament

Call for F1 teams to take a stand on human rights - The controversy surrounding the planned Grand Prix in Bahrain has been raised in the European Parliament today with a call on the Parliament's...

Swiss urged to close world's oldest nuclear plant

The European Parliament's environment committee chairman today voiced concern about Swiss nuclear plants -the oldest in the world- and called for them to be put through EU-standard stress tests. Jo...

Social and environmental standards at stake in EU-Canada trade agreement

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today welcomed negotiation of an EU trade agreement with Canada. But they warned the Commission against opening the EU market to GMOs or giving up...