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06/12/2017 PES concerned about Trump’s decision on Jerusalem

The PES is deeply concerned about Donald Trump's unilateral decision to recognize Jerusalem as the sole capital of Israel, and is worried about the peace process in the region.

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06/12/2017 PES and SPD discuss international cooperation at Berlin conference

High-level representatives from Europe’s progressive family met many guests from around the world at the international 'Renew Conference' in Berlin, co-hosted by PES and Germany's SPD.

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06/12/2017 PES welcomes Commission proposals for EMU

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the proposals for the development of the EMU presented today by the European Commission as an important step towards completing the Monetary Union.

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05/12/2017 PES: First list of tax havens is welcome, but not yet good enough

The Party of European Socialists acknowledges the first step made by EU finance ministers today towards tackling tax abuse by publishing a list of tax havens -- but is deeply disappointed that its scope is so limited.

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05/12/2017 PES president meets Albanian prime minister in Brussels

PES President Sergei Stanishev met with the Prime minister of Albania, Edi Rama, at the PES headquarters in Brussels today. Albanian progress towards EU accession and the role of the country in keeping stability and cooperation in the Western Balkans were both discussed during the meeting.

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05/12/2017 PES transport ministers for fair treatment of Europe's transport workers

Equal pay for equal work has to be applied in the European transport sector. This was the conclusion of the meeting of PES transport ministers which took place in Brussels today (5 December 2017) ahead of the EU Transport Council.

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04/12/2017 PES: Centeno the right choice for Eurogroup president

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the election of Mário Centeno as the next President of the Eurogroup.

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02/12/2017 António Costa at PES Council: Europe must unite to face down populism

Speeches from Mr Costa and Mr Stanishev underlined the close relationship between PS Portugal and progressive parties from across Europe, and the determination of socialists and social democrats to deliver solidarity and social justice for the people of Europe.

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01/12/2017 PES Council calls for immediate release of Turkish political prisoners

The Party of European Socialists has issued a strong declaration calling for the release of political prisoners in Turkey, and naming 10 MPs currently detained in the country by the autocratic regime of Erdoğan.

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01/12/2017 United PES parties endorse common candidate and commit to progressive alternative for Europe

The Party of European Socialists has voted overwhelmingly to choose a common lead candidate for president of the European Commission in the 2019 European elections.

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