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Pittella: IMF should stop playing with fire and learn from past mistakes. Greece must remain in the Eurozone, head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, Maria João Rodrigues, austerity,  Grexit,

Europe needs a "shock therapy" to exit the crisis

S&D Euro MPs today proposed to set up a new €400 billion fund as part of an investment plan to boost growth and create jobs in Europe. The plan was unveiled during a press conference today in...
Pittella "We will stand by Victor Ponta as Romanian prime minister"

Pittella "We will stand by Victor Ponta as Romanian prime minister"

Following the results of the Romanian presidential elections, the president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, Gianni Pittella , stated: "Victor Ponta embodies the most...
deadly mudslides and floods in northern Italy

Pittella: EU can help Italy and other member states hit by natural disasters

Following the deadly mudslides and floods in northern Italy on Sunday, Gianni Pittella, the president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, said: "Europe can help Italy...
Israel, Palestine, Jerusalem

Pittella on Palestine "EU must intervene to stop spiral of violence – our goal is a two-state solution"

Reacting to the increasing tensions and violence in Israel and Palestine in recent days, Gianni Pittella, the president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, said: "Europe...
the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago

Gianni Pittella: "Let's break down the new walls between the EU and Russia"

After the events this weekend to mark the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago, Gianni Pittella, the president of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament will speak on the issue...
“The European Commission must take strong action against unfair tax practices,” says Gianni Pittella

“The European Commission must take strong action against unfair tax practices,” says Gianni Pittella

Following the publication of documents from the Luxembourg leaks, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella is calling on the European Commission to take strong action against unfair tax practices. The...