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Stolen election in Belarus: S&Ds urge EU foreign ministers to impose targeted sanctions, expel Belarus from Eastern Partnership Programme and call for new elections

Ahead of an extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council, convened by High Representative Josep Borrell for this afternoon, the Socialists and Democrats

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S&Ds ask for targeted sanctions for human rights violators in Azerbaijan

S&D Group vice-president, Kati Piri, reacts to unsettling developments on human rights in Azerbaijan: “We are alarmed by credible reports of severe

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S&Ds Times - Weekly Update. This Week's Highlights and What's Coming Up

Iratxe García, S&D Group leader, on the EU’s budget “At a time when we are faced with the worst crisis of our generation, the EU cannot leave present

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Another Europe is possible, based on clear commitments to EU values, says S&D leader Iratxe García

The European Parliament today agreed on a resolution on the conclusions of the extraordinary European Council meeting of 17-21 July 2020. Socialists

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The European Council reached a historical deal for the Recovery Fund, but the Parliament will amend the EU budget, says Iratxe García

Following the announcement of a deal in the European Council, S&D leader, Iratxe García, said: “The European Council reached a historical agreement

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S&Ds Times - Weekly Update. This Week's Highlights and What's Coming Up

Quote of the week by Iratxe García, S&D Group president, on EU budget “The ‘latest Budget’ proposal by Charles Michel is disappointing and unbalanced

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Strengthened legislation is needed to protect seasonal workers. S&Ds welcome Commissioner Schmit's guidelines

Socialists and Democrats today welcomed the presentation of guidelines to strengthen the protection of seasonal workers in the EU in the context of

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Serious, sustained and systemic breach of the rule of law in Poland. Member states must finally act!

Today, the committee on civil liberties, justice and home affairs overwhelmingly voted in favour of a report criticising the continuing deterioration

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Today’s ruling of the EU General Court on the Apple case just shows how much we need tax justice, say S&Ds

Socialists and Democrats today call on member states to take action in order to ensure fairer taxation in Europe following the decision of the

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S&D’s crucial in ensuring that the environment committee reaches a progressive agreement on Real Driving Emissions: People’s health comes first

The 2015 Dieselgate scandal opened a Pandora's box of car emissions fraud. Finally, thanks to the S&D’s commitment and tenacity, the environment