Congratulations Antonio Costa – new Portuguese Prime Minister


The Party of European Socialists has congratulated the socialist Antonio Costa who has been appointed the new Prime Minister of Portugal.

Sergei Stanishev, PES President said:

‘The people of Portugal voted for change, and indeed things in Portugal will now change for the better after the appointment of Antonio Costa as Prime Minister.

‘During these difficult times, in which we are challenged on many fronts by terrorism, news of the appointment of Antonio Costa is more than welcome, bringing hope, in Portugal and in Europe.

I look forward to working with Antonio Costa as he creates stability and prosperity in Portugal.’

Sergei Stanishev sent Antonio Costa a congratulatory letter.