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Albania socialist winner

Pittella: the Albanian people have clearly chosen the European path

Sunday's general elections in Albania ended with a landslide victory for the Albanian Socialist Party. The Socialist Movement of Integration could also increase the number of seats in the new...
Pittella on Brexit: We will fight for the best deal for EU citizens. Brexiters' lies put UK into chaos, #Brexit, #EuropeTogether

Pittella on citizens’ rights: May’s proposal is discriminatory. Cut-off date must be when UK leaves

Speaking after the announcement of the UK government on EU citizens’ rights, S&D Group President Gianni Pittella said: “We have serious concerns about the proposal today from Theresa May on EU...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

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

Quote of the week “A new partnership with Africa means that Europeans shift their focus to development through investments, democracy, good governance, and education, whilst Africans also have their...
S&Ds back fund to mobilise 44 billion for investments in Africa and the EU’s neighbourhood

Pittella: Council conclusions on Africa-EU Partnership show that a more constructive approach is needed

Commenting on the Council conclusions for a renewed impetus on the Africa-EU Partnership and ahead of the World Refugee Day of 20 June, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: “The conclusions...
Assemblé générale France

S&Ds congratulate En Marche for its clear victory in the legislative elections. The Socialist Party must now radically change

Following the legislative elections in France, the president of the S&D Group Gianni Pittella said: "I congratulate La République En Marche for its clear victory in the legislative elections...
Pittella: S&Ds welcome the adoption by EU Council of the guidelines for the Brexit negotiations,

Pittella: Relieved that Brexit negotiations can finally start. Enough time has been wasted on the Tories' electoral gamble

Commenting on the commencement of Brexit negotiations today, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: "We are relieved that Brexit negotiations will start today. This is long overdue. Enough...
Gianni Pittella Pedro Sanchez

Speaking at the PSOE Congress in Madrid Gianni Pittella calls on Socialists to take on the battle against the Right

Speaking this morning at the PSOE party Congress in Madrid, Gianni Pittella, president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, highlighted the need for progressive policies...