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Brexit: Citizens deserve better

S&D MEPs are seeking assurance that citizens' rights will be fully respected when the UK leaves the EU on 31 January 2020. In a resolution voted today

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S&Ds: we need much bolder actions against Hungary and Poland, to stop an undemocratic virus from spreading across Europe

On the request of the Socialist and Democrats, the Parliament is debating today the situation in Hungary and Poland as both countries continue to push

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S&Ds: European Union should do its utmost to keep the Iran Nuclear Deal alive

Today the European Parliament is debating the recent confrontation between Iran and the US, and the role the EU could play to de-escalate it. The

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China must release Ilham Tohti, Sakharov Prize 2019 laureate, and close the ‘re-education camps’ for Uyghur’s minority. We are ready for targeted sanctions

Socialists and Democrats call on the Chinese authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Ilham Tohti, an economist fighting for the rights

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The 1989 Romanian Revolution was a turning point in European history, say S&Ds

30 years after the Revolution in Romania, the event that put an end to the communist dictatorship, the European Parliament recognises its significance

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Time to ensure a fair and balanced relationship between the UK and the EU, say Iratxe García and Pedro Silva Pereira

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament acknowledge the decisive result in the UK elections. As hard as it is for the Progressive family

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Serbia in the run-up to fair elections

The S&D Group is organising a high-level event together with Serbian opposition. The goal of the event is to give the representatives of the

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“We back the new Commission with a demanding, loyal and vigilant vote,” says Iratxe García

Today the Socialists and Democrats voted in favour of the new European Commission, after five months of intense negotiations with the Commission

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S&Ds: Trump administration acting like a bull in a china shop at the expense of Palestinians and Israelis

Following the unacceptable declaration by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory, Socialists

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Our approval of Olivér Várhelyi is not a blank cheque, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats today backed Olivér Várhelyi as Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement following additional written commitments