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S&Ds: We must learn from the COVID-19 lesson. Only a common and coordinated EU answer will win this and future fights

We are living through something unprecedented. The COVID-19 virus knows no boundaries, it infects people globally and so our response must be European

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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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S&D MEPs urge us all to stay at home

We're following the public health advice during #COVID19. Social distancing and hand hygiene are the way to slow the spread, and we must slow it. For

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Join the applause supporting healthcare staff

The S&D Group joins the applause by millions of Europeans, supporting the staff in our healthcare systems, in the midst of the pandemic crisis. We are

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Act now to prepare for future pandemics, say S&Ds

S&D Euro MPs today urge the European Commission to act fast in order to tackle the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and to prevent such events in the

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S&Ds: Transport sector is crucial to face Covid-19 crisis. The EU must ensure health and safety to all transport workers

In the midst of Covid-19 crisis, it is crucial that essential goods, such as food, medicines or healthcare materials, continue circulating across

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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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S&Ds: EU cannot leave the Western Balkans alone to cope with coronavirus

Socialist and Democrats in the European Parliament call on the Commission and the member states to include the Western Balkan countries in actions

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S&Ds condemn the decision by Russia to ban the European Endowment for Democracy on its territory

Socialists and Democrats condemn the decision by Russian authorities to include the European Endowment for Democracy (EED), in their list of

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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