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Pittella: "Thanks to European citizens who showed the EU Council what responsibility and solidarity look like"

Following today's vote in the European Parliament which gave Parliament's approval to Commission proposals for tackling the refugee crisis, S&D

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Refugees: Gianni Pittella's call to EU Governments

After an extraordinary plenary session in the European Parliament, the President of the Socialists & Democrats Gianni Pittella calls EU Member States

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Pittella: There is no way back. The great majority of the Council is in favour of the EU Commission migration package

"We have crossed the Rubicon. There is no way back. Yesterday in the Council, an overwhelming majority expressed itself in favour of the EU Commission

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Pittella: Common migration and asylum policy is the only way to save Europe from disintegration

Gianni Pittella, President of the Socialist & Democrat Group in the European Parliament, has called for unity between all national governments before

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Leaders of S&D, EPP, ALDE co-signed a letter to leaders of all 28 EU member states calling on them to act on parliament's resolution on migration

To: Viktor Orbán, Prime Minister of HungaryDate: 10 September 2015Dear Prime minister, The European Parliament has voted today a resolution on the

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Pittella: "EU Commission has set Europe free from National governments' selfishness"

Following President Juncker's Statement on the State of the Union today in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, President of the S&D Group, Gianni

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"Significant increase in funds needed to respond to refugee crisis in 2016" say S&D MEPs

S&D MEPs have called for significantly more funds to be made available in the EU's 2016 budget to respond to the on-going refugee crisis.Speaking

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"Without a concrete and common response Europe is at risk" - Pittella and French Interior Minister Cazeneuve discuss refugee crisis

Gianni Pittella, President of the S&D Group in the European Parliament, along with Vice-President Sylvie Guillaume, and S&D Spokesperson for Civil

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S&D Leader Pittella to meet tomorrow with French Minister Cazeneuve to shape a common stand on migration

Gianni Pittella, President of the S&D Group in the European Parliament, along with Vice-President Sylvie Guillaume, and S&D Spokesperson for Civil

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“Only together can we face the dramatic challenge of migration to Europe,” says Gianni Pittella

The drama of migrants looking for a better future in Europe is a challenge for many EU countries: more boats arrived in Italy over the weekend, while