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Nigerian woman casting her vote

Pittella on Nigeria: "Democracy won. Successful elections should now strengthen the fight against Boko Haram."

Gianni Pittella, president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, said: "Democracy has won in Nigeria. First and foremost, we want to commend the two candidates, General...
Gianni Pittella: "Democratic and credible election in Nigeria fundamental to defeat Boko Haram"

Gianni Pittella: "Democratic and credible election in Nigeria fundamental to defeat Boko Haram"

The S&D Group in the European Parliament recognise the importance of the Nigerian elections and call on all Nigerian political forces to ensure the process is transparent, credible and democratic...
"We support opposition to re-establish democracy and rule of law in Equatorial Guinea

Gianni Pittella: "We support opposition to re-establish democracy and rule of law in Equatorial Guinea"

Following a meeting today with the representatives of the Convergencia para el desarrollo social (CPDS), the only opposition party in Equatorial Guinea, the president of the S&D Group, Gianni...
Gianni Pittella congratulates PSOE for its inspiring victory in the Andalusia elections

Gianni Pittella congratulates PSOE for its inspiring victory in the Andalusia elections

The president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella, today congratulated the PSOE (the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party) for its decisive victory in the...
Tunisia shootings: “European Council should react immediately against this barbaric terrorist attack” Image: Hans Pohl

Tunisia shootings: “European Council should react immediately against this barbaric terrorist attack”

Following confirmation of a hostage-taking at the Bardo Museum in the Tunisian capital today, which killed 21 people including 17 tourists and a police officer, the president of the Socialists and...
national elections in Israel

“Israel has chosen. Credible peace talks should not be discarded by new government” say S&Ds

Following the results of the national elections in Israel yesterday, the president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella MEP, commented: “Israel has chosen...
S&Ds call on Icelandic government to honour its commitment and hold referendum on EU application withdrawal

S&Ds call on Icelandic government to honour its commitment and hold referendum on EU application withdrawal

Following yesterday's decision by the Icelandic government to withdraw their application to join the EU – without holding the referendum promised during the elections and even without the consent of...