• Progressive European Affairs Ministers: The EU’s efforts on strengthening the rule of law must continue

    Work to strengthen the rule of law in Europe should continue with the same level of ambition and vigour in the next Commission, Ministers of European Affairs from the Party of European Socialists said today.

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  • By sentencing CHP chairperson in Istanbul, Erdogan seeks revenge for the election he lost

    The PES condemns the latest moves of the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who is using the judicial system in to take revenge over the opposition in the country.

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  • Britain’s parliament suspension is a selfish act of Boris Johnson

    Boris Johnson’s request to temporarily suspend the British Parliament is a blow to democracy and a selfish move that harms people in the UK.

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  • No compromising on the Rule of Law, progressive ministers urge

    The ministers of European Affairs from the Party of European Socialists called on the next European Commission to keep the same level of ambition on the Rule of Law process in Europe.

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  • PES welcomes new progressive Parliament president

    The PES welcomes the election of David-Maria Sassoli as the new president of the European Parliament.

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