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support stabilisation in Libya and the UN-led talks in Geneva to bring together all factions in the country and halt what could become an all-out civil war.

"Libya is in a chaotic state," say Socialists and Democrats

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament this week called on the EU to do its utmost to support stabilisation in Libya and the UN-led talks in Geneva to bring together all factions in...
Commission must act now on tax avoidance or lose S&D support

The investigation on Luxleaks should not slow down the work still to be done

The S&D Group made the following statement concerning the latest developments of the Luxleaks inquiry in the European Parliament. Gianni Pittella, S&D Group president, said: "The number of...
Egypt is a key European partner with deciding role in the region say S&Ds

Egypt is a key European partner with deciding role in the region say S&Ds

For the European Socialists and Democrats, the internal situation in Egypt since the revolution, its democratisation process and stability are very important. The S&D Group calls on the Egyptian...

Gianni Pittella: Any Grexit scenario is 'unacceptable' (in EurActiv)

Article published on EurActiv on 14 January 2015 The Grexit scenario should be seen as unacceptable, as Syriza’s leader Alexis Tsipras has no intention to get Greeks out of the EU, according to...
support for the sovereignty, territorial integrity, unity and independence of Ukraine

S&Ds urge all parties in Russia and Ukraine to fully implement the Minsk Protocol for peace

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament reiterate their support for the sovereignty, territorial integrity, unity and independence of Ukraine. The S&D Group will continue to...
The European Union must escalate its fight against human trafficking of refugees

The European Union must escalate its fight against human trafficking of refugees

Today in Strasbourg, the European Socialists and Democrats strongly called on the European Commission and Governments to respond accordingly to the recent escalation of human traffickers' criminal...

"The understanding of the Stability and Growth Pact is now smarter" say S&D Euro MPs

S&D Euro MPs today welcome the Commission's communication on the Stability and Growth Pact "as a significant step to change the direction of Europe". S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said...
European leaders must now take the refugee crisis in their own hands. The future of Europe is at stake, says Gianni Pittella, migration, asylum, Swedish and Danish authorities to reintroduce control at their borders, Schengen,

Pittella: "Le Pen lies about Schengen just to take advantage of people's fears"

Marine Le Pen chooses to lie just to take advantage of the electorate's fears. The insane idea of suspending Schengen, taking back Europe to the time of national borders, represents the pure essence...