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19/04/2018 PES and European Parliament unite to oppose Philippine abuses

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the overwhelming support of Members of the European Parliament to oppose human rights abuses by the government of the Philippines.

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18/04/2018 PES supports launch of accession negotiations with Albania and Macedonia

The Party of European Socialists supports the European Commission's proposal to open EU accession negotiations with Albania and Macedonia.

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17/04/2018 Employment and social ministers call for strong Social Fund

Socialist ministers are firmly committed to fighting for a strong European Social Fund which will help to end poverty and social exclusion, as well as promoting employment and skills development, and successfully integrating refugees throughout Europe.

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15/04/2018 PES representative detained and expelled from Philippines

The Party of European Socialists protests in the strongest possible terms the unjustified detention and deportation today (Sunday) of one of its senior representatives by the government of the Philippines.

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14/04/2018 Syrian crisis needs a swift ceasefire agreement and a political solution, not a military one

The Party of European Socialists calls for a peaceful solution and diplomatic talks in the light of the frightening escalation of the crisis in Syria.

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11/04/2018 PES congratulates PES Women president Zita Gurmai on her election as a Hungarian MP

The Party of European Socialists congratulates PES Women president Zita Gurmai on her election as a member of the Hungarian parliament. The PES values her commitment to women’s rights and her determination to fight the reactionary, authoritarian government led by Viktor Orban.

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09/04/2018 PES regrets victory of Orban on a xenophobic, anti-European ticket

The Party of European Socialists regrets the victory of Viktor Orban and Fidesz in the Hungarian elections, particularly because of the xenophobic, anti-Semitic and anti-European rhetoric used in the campaign and in government.

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06/04/2018 PES worried about the openness and the fairness of upcoming election in Brazil

Sending one of the candidates for president of Brazil to jail a few months before the elections might harm to the democratic process in the country. The PES is concerned about the perspectives for fair and open presidential elections in October.

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04/04/2018 PES supports further Balkan integration, encourages EU pre-accession reforms

The Party of European Socialists stressed its support for a European path for the Western Balkans at the two day EU – PES Balkans high-level conference in Podgorica and Tirana. Prime Ministers from the PES family and leaders of the social-democratic parties from the region, PES and S&D group representatives, attended the event co-hosted by both our associate members – Socialists’ Democratic Party of Montenegro and the Albanian Socialist party.

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30/03/2018 PES welcomes election of Olivier Faure as First Secretary of PS France

The Party of European Socialists would like to congratulate Olivier Faure on his election as Premier Secrétaire of our French party, Parti Socialiste.

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