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The European Socialists and Democrats call on the Council and the European Commission to restart EU membership negotiations with Turkey.

Restarting EU membership negotiations beneficial for both EU and Turkey say S&Ds

The European Socialists and Democrats call on the Council and the European Commission to restart EU membership negotiations with Turkey. At the same time they urge the Turkish government to continue...
progress reports for Montenegro, Serbia, Kosovo and FYROM (the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) Enlargement EU

S&Ds committed to a European future for the Balkans – EU must keep up efforts

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament strongly support a European future for the West Balkan states and consider that Europe's enlargement policy strengthens stability and democracy...
The S&D Group in the European Parliament condemns the recent police raids and the detention of a number of journalists and media representatives in Turkey

S&Ds call on Turkish government to stop targeting media

The S&D Group in the European Parliament condemns the recent police raids and the detention of a number of journalists and media representatives in Turkey, underlining that these actions...
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...