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05/07/2018 PES welcomes new rules for a truly European election

The Party of European Socialists welcomes the new rules strengthening the visibility of European political families in the European elections and the provisions to facilitate voting from a different EU country or 3rd countries, approved yesterday by the European Parliament.

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02/07/2018 Sánchez, Faure and Stanishev meet in Paris

Leading lights of the European socialist movement, including new Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez and PS France leader Olivier Faure, met with progressive leaders and activists from around Europe at a Together event in Paris on Friday.

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28/06/2018 PES: Migration needs neither Seehofer nor Salvini, but solidarity

Prime ministers from the Party of European Socialists agreed today that Europe’s public debate on asylum and migration is missing the vital ingredient of solidarity.

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28/06/2018 PES leaders: Zoran Zaev and Edi Rama have earned their EU path

Progressive governments in Albania and FYR Macedonia made it possible for the two countries to achieve a 2019 start date for EU accession negotiations.

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26/06/2018 PES for environmental policy that benefits the planet, consumers and workers

PES member parties, MEPs, trade unions and the civil society discussed consumer rights in the circular economy, how to advance clean mobility and how to put a fair price tag on carbon emissions.

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26/06/2018 PES Europe ministers call for Poland to respect rule of law

Socialist European affairs ministers met today and condemned the lack of progress of the Polish government in conforming to the rule of law.

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25/06/2018 Turkey’s progressive parties win 34% of the parliamentary vote

The PES congratulates progressive opposition parties in Turkey for their strong result in Sunday's election, despite a years-long campaign by Turkey's President Erdoǧan to weaken them and undermine opponents to his authoritarian regime.

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21/06/2018 PES employment & social affairs ministers: social Europe meaning fighting inequality

Social issues are finally back on the European agenda after years of conservative neglect and pressure from the progressive political family -- so we must seize the opportunity to create a genuine social Europe that fights inequality, agreed employment and social affairs ministers from the Party of European Socialists today.

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20/06/2018 PES president congratulates SPD for securing German support for eurozone reform

The PES welcomes the fact that our views are reflected in the French and German governments' declaration on eurozone reform at Meseberg.

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20/06/2018 PES common candidate nominations due by 19 October

The Party of European Socialists will announce nominations for its common candidate for the President of the European Commission by 19 October this year, it was agreed today by representatives of PES member parties and organisations.

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