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A lack of democracy and rule of law have frozen the EU-Turkey accession process, S&D president Gianni Pittella, rapporteur on Turkey, Kati Piri, Knut Fleckenstein MEP

A lack of democracy and rule of law have frozen the EU-Turkey accession process

The European Parliament today in Strasbourg, on the initiative of the S&D Group, adopted a strong resolution on the EU-Turkey accession process, urging the Council and the European Commission to...
Pittella with journalists from Népszabadság: The free press is in danger. Hungary risks turning away from full democracy

Pittella with journalists from Népszabadság: The free press is in danger. Hungary risks turning away from full democracy

The S&D Group today welcomed journalists from the closed Hungarian newspaper, Népszabadság. The paper, which often took a critical stance towards the government, was closed last month following...
La dégradation politique et humanitaire en RDC Congo se poursuit. Le Groupe S&D va proposer des sanctions

Deteriorating political and humanitarian situation in Democratic Republic of Congo – S&Ds propose sanctions

Following yesterday’s success on the conflict minerals agreement, the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament met with the EU’s high representative for foreign affairs Federica...
S&Ds exclude any possible under-the-table deal with ALDE or any other group over the European Parliament president election

Pittella to Weber: Schäuble is the only bad guy – his obtuse obsession for austerity is pushing the EU to the verge of disintegration

Following the statement today from Manfred Weber, the president of the EPP group in the European Parliament, on austerity and fiscal stance, the leader of the Socialists and Democrats Group, Gianni...
S&D priorities - Strasbourg session from 16 to 19 January 2017

Plenary update - Strasboug session from 21 to 24 November 2016

Press conference with S&D Group president Gianni Pittella on Tuesday 22 November at 10.10 in room LOW N-1/201. Watch the action live : www.socialistsanddemocrats.eu Our priorities EU-Turkey...
Pittella: Accession talks with Turkey must be frozen if Ankara keeps neglecting democracy and rule of law, enlargement, Pittella, Turkey, Ankara, HDP Party,

Pittella: Accession talks with Turkey must be frozen if Ankara keeps neglecting democracy and rule of law

Following the decision of the Conference of Presidents to schedule for the next plenary session a vote on a resolution concerning the situation in Turkey and the possibility of freezing the accession...