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10/10/2019 PES statement on the killings in Halle, Germany

Following the act of terrorism yesterday in Halle, Germany, where two innocent victims were murdered by a far-right terrorist, the PES:

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02/10/2019 Ylva Johansson has the right approach on Home Affairs

The collaborative approach to Home Affairs emphasised by Sweden’s Commissioner-designate is the right path forward for the European Union, the Party of European Socialists (PES) said today.

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10/09/2019 PES ready to work together with our Commissioners for progressive change

The Party of European Socialists is looking forward to a close cooperation with the new European Commission and its ten Commissioner-designates from the PES family.

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18/06/2019 The PES strongly condemns Turkish gas exploration in Cypriot Exclusive Economic Zone

The PES denounces attempts by Turkey to begin gas exploration in the Cypriot Exclusive Economic Zone.

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29/03/2019 PES closely monitoring situation in Romania

The PES has been closely monitoring the situation around the justice system reforms in Romania.

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12/11/2018 PES Europe Ministers call for greater respect for democracy

The Ministers of European affairs from PES member parties discussed the state of the rule of law in Europe at a meeting in Brussels this morning.

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11/09/2018 PES: Time for the EPP to choose, pro-Orbán or pro-European

The Party of European Socialists fully supports the efforts of the European Parliament to safeguard the democratic basis on which the European Union is founded by calling for triggering article 7 (1) of the EU Treaty against the Hungarian government.

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23/04/2018 PES: EU-wide whistleblower protections are a major step forward

New proposals to strengthen whistleblower protections in the EU are most welcome and should be adopted as soon as possible to protect employees who have the courage to speak up in the public interest, says the PES.

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27/07/2017 PES welcomes Commission efforts to safeguard rule of law in Poland

The Party of European Socialists is pleased with the latest actions taken by the European Commission towards safeguarding the rule of law in Poland.

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01/06/2017 PES assembles special task force for tackling the future of EU, globalisation and social rights

Leaders from PES member parties, ministers and secretaries of state from the EU, Senior Party representatives assembled in Brussels to agree a common position on future priorities for the European Union.

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