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The Eurogroup must show determination to buffer the Eurozone from a world-wide economic shock, say García and Stanishev

Ahead of the meeting of the Eurozone finance ministers, the leader of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament Iratxe García and the

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The EU temporary instrument to support workers should be the basis for a proper unemployment reinsurance scheme, says Iratxe García

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcome the European Commission’s announcement of a new temporary solidarity instrument to


S&D President Iratxe Garcia on EU's response to Covid-19 crisis

Socialists and Democrats are presenting an action plan to react with urgent measures but also mid and long-term ones to confront this situation. The

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S&Ds support legislative measures against COVID-19 at extraordinary plenary session

Today in an unprecedented plenary session, the European Parliament will pass three pieces of legislation aimed at fighting both the health and the


Fighting the pandemic, tackling its aftermath and preparing for a better future.

Action Plan by the S&D Group in the European Parliament. This action plan has been launched by the S&D Group on 25 March 2020. The COVID-19 crisis and

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“Issue corona-bonds and activate the European Stability Mechanism”, Iratxe García urges EU finance ministers

Ahead of video-conferences between economic and finance ministers today and the Eurogroup tomorrow to prepare a European Council meeting scheduled for

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Let’s not waste more time: the EU needs strong coordinated action against COVID-19 now, says Iratxe García

Following the meeting of the Eurogroup ministers yesterday and ahead of today’s extraordinary European Council meeting, the leader of the Socialists

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COVID-19: Progressives urge Eurogroup to adopt far-reaching Economic Recovery Plan

The president of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Iratxe García, the PES president, Sergei Stanishev, and the president of the

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The Parliament will do its utmost to urgently pass EU anti-coronavirus legislation, says Iratxe García

The leader of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, Iratxe García, is closely following developments in the COVID-19 crisis and the

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Monetary policy is not enough. The EU must do whatever it takes to save people and the economy from COVID-19, urge S&Ds

Following today’s decisions of the European Central Bank to expand its quantitative easing programme, and the Single Supervisory Mechanism to release