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17/05/2018 PES on IDAHOT: Fighting discrimination based on sexuality is at the core of what we stand for

Socialists and social democrats in the PES are marking the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia by strongly reaffirming their commitment to fighting discrimination around the world.

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16/05/2018 PES leaders call for stepping up of EU accession for Balkan countries

Meeting ahead of the EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia, Bulgaria, progressive prime ministers and party leaders called for increased EU engagement in support of the European integration of the region.

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14/05/2018 High-level working group finalises a progressive vision for Europe's future

A comprehensive and detailed policy document on a progressive future for Europe is being finalised by high-level representatives of the Party of European Socialists.

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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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