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14/05/2018 PES regrets the moving of U.S. embassy to Jerusalem

The PES regrets the moving of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem today. The move makes a political solution more difficult, not least because it is likely to trigger violence on the ground.

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14/05/2018 PES European affairs ministers call for balanced European budget

European affairs ministers from the Party of European Socialists today discussed the Commission's proposal for a European budget for the years 2021-2027.

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11/05/2018 PES welcomes the election victory of the progressive parties in Malaysia

The Party of European socialists congratulates the Democratic Action Party and Pakatan Harapan on their victory at the last General Elections in Malaysia.

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08/05/2018 PES deeply regrets Trump’s sabotage of Iran deal

The Party of European Socialists deeply regrets the decision of president Trump to pull the United States out of the nuclear deal with Iran, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPA).

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07/05/2018 Solidarity in Europe needs financial commitment after 2020

PES ministers in charge of cohesion policy have called for an appropriate level of investment following the Commission’s draft seven-year budget, which includes proposed cuts to cohesion funding after 2020.

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03/05/2018 Social Europe Network calls for a stand against inequality

Rising inequality is one of the biggest problems facing Europe, and addressing it is at the heart of our fight as socialists and social democrats. This was the conclusion of the PES Social Europe network, which met in Brussels today.

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02/05/2018 Budget proposal prioritises youth but lacks ambition

Today the European Commission released its proposal for a European budget for the next seven years.

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28/04/2018 PES Finance Ministers call for new urgency to be given to deepening of the Eurozone

Finance Ministers from the PES family today called for renewed urgency to be given to negotiations for a reform and deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union during their meeting in Sofia.

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26/04/2018 Eurozone on the agenda for Bulgarian leaders

Senior politicians from Bulgaria are meeting in Sofia today at the initiative of PES president Sergei Stanishev to discuss the future of Bulgaria in the eurozone.

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25/04/2018 Company law package: Good opportunity to safeguard workers' rights in the single market

The PES welcomes the European Commission's proposals to strengthen company law and safeguard workers' rights in Europe, announced today by Commission first vice-president Frans Timmermans.

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