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Gianni Pitella Commissioners hearings 2014

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella's courageous speech for a new direction for Europe

S&D Group president Gianni Pittella gave a courageous speech for a new direction for Europe whilst addressing Commission president Juncker in plenary ahead of the vote on the new Commission today...
Turkish Naval Forces' warships in the Republic of Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone

Pittella: "Accusations that S&Ds are hostile to Cyprus sovereign rights are simply false"

Concerning the reaction of the European Parliament to the Turkish ships entering Cyprus' designated exclusive economic zone (EEZ), the S&D Group has rejected reports published in certain Cyprus...
S&D-backed candidate Denis Mukwege wins Sakharov Prize for 2014

S&D-backed candidate Denis Mukwege wins Sakharov Prize for 2014

The Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament awarded the 2014 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to the Congolese gynaecologist Dr Denis Mukwege. The Socialists and Democrats in the...
Pittella: Farage tried to destroy Europe but only managed to destroy his own group

Pittella: Farage tried to destroy Europe but only managed to destroy his own group

After a crucial member of his political group resigned today, leaving his group in tatters, Mr Farage has started to look for someone to blame, making petty attacks on President Schulz. Commenting on...
« Le Premier Ministre Belge doit réagir fermement face aux ministres proches des collaborateurs nazis » Gianni Pittella

“The Belgian Prime Minister must react firmly to ministers associating with Nazi collaborators,” states Gianni Pittella

President of the Socialists & Democrats Group in the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella, expressed his deepest concerns over a Belgian government Minister and Secretary of State who openly...
president of the republic, Andris Bērziņš

S&D Group calls on the Latvian president to respect the will of the voters

The S&D Group has been closely monitoring the process of forming a new government in Latvia following the parliamentary elections of October 4, won by the Social-Democratic Party Harmony (SDPC)...
Turkish Naval Forces' warships in the Republic of Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone

Pittella: Presence of Turkish vessels in Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone

"The S&D Group expresses its deep concerns for the increase in tension caused by the presence of Turkish Naval Forces' warships in the Republic of Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone. We call on...