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Pittella: harsh blow against democracy; EU accession talks must be suspended, Piri,

Pittella: harsh blow against democracy; EU accession talks must be suspended

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella speaking on the Turkish citizens’ vote in historic referendum sai d: "Another harsh blow against democracy and rule of law has been dealt in Turkey. This is...
European Parliament shows support for Hungarians' fundamental rights, reintroduction of the death penalty and increased victimisation of migrants, Birgit Sippel, Viktor Orbán, migration,immigrants, PSE Congress in Budapest,

Pittella on Hungary: Commission must be prepared to back up dialogue with threat of sanctions. EPP must now kick Orbán out

The S&D Group has welcomed the statement from the European Commission that they will begin a political dialogue with the Hungarian government about the deteriorating political situation in the...
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Pittella: There will be no future for the European Union without a strong Social Union

The S&D Group wants legislation to ensure decent working conditions in all forms of employment, a living wage for all Europeans and a European Child Guarantee. These were some of the proposals...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week “Shame, shame, shame. We can’t find a more suitable word to stress our deepest indignation, sorrow and anger for the disgraceful chemical attack on the Syrian city of Khan Sheikhoun...
Pittella on Brexit: We will fight for the best deal for EU citizens. Brexiters' lies put UK into chaos, #Brexit, #EuropeTogether

Pittella on Brexit: We will fight for the best deal for EU citizens. Brexiters' lies put UK into chaos

Speaking during a debate on the European Parliament’s resolution on Brexit today in Strasbourg, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: “We are relieved that an overwhelming majority today...
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Pittella: Shame on all responsible for the chemical attack on Khan Sheikhoun. UN and EU should stop this war

Following the news of chemical attacks in Syria, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: “Shame, shame, shame. We can’t find a more suitable word to stress our deepest indignation, sorrow and...
Pittella: Orbán’s attack on CEU is unacceptable. How can EPP remain silent? Fidesz must go.

Pittella: Orbán’s attack on CEU is unacceptable. How can EPP remain silent? Fidesz must go.

Following a draft law from Victor Orbán’s government that would effectively ban the globally regarded Central European University (CEU) from operating in Hungary, S&D Group president Gianni...
S&D priorities on the agenda, 3 to 6 July 2017

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 3 to 6 April 2017. S&D priorities on the agenda

S&D priorities on the agenda, 3 to 6 April 2017 Negotiations with the United Kingdom following its notification that it intends to withdraw from the European Union Wednesday, 5 Gianni Pittella...