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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...
Charlie Hebdo

Europe's socialists and democrats united against barbarism

The president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella, took part in the mass rally in Paris today, organised to honour the innocent victims of the Charlie...
l’attentat contre Charlie Hebdo

European Socialists and Democrats condemn the attack against Charlie Hebdo

Following the terrorist attack on the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo today, the leader of the Socialist and Democrats Group at the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella , and the president of the...