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25/06/2019 PES saddened by death of former Cyprus President Dimitris Christofias

The Party of European Socialists mourns the passing of former Cyprus President Dimitris Christofias, who died on Friday at the age of 72.

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24/06/2019 Opposition victory in Istanbul: a new hope for Turkey

The Party of the European Socialists is thrilled by the victory of the opposition in the re-run of the Istanbul mayoral election last Sunday.

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21/06/2019 New mandate must bring equality for women

Gender equality and parity within the institutions must be priorities for the next mandate, PES Women said today as it released a statement ‘Call for a feminist Europe’.

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20/06/2019 PES leaders: Frans Timmermans is the clear choice for Commission President

Frans Timmermans is the best candidate for President of the European Commission, with the skills, experience and ideas needed to rejuvenate Europe, Prime Ministers and leaders from the Party of European Socialists said today.

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18/06/2019 The PES strongly condemns Turkish gas exploration in Cypriot Exclusive Economic Zone

The PES denounces attempts by Turkey to begin gas exploration in the Cypriot Exclusive Economic Zone.

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18/06/2019 PES congratulates Iratxe García Pérez on her election as S&D President

The Party of European Socialists (PES) warmly congratulates Spanish MEP Iratxe García Pérez, and First Vice-President of the PES, on her election as the new President of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) Group in the European Parliament.

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18/06/2019 New mandate is the momentum to transform Europe for the better

Progressive principles and policies must be at the centre of the next mandate, Ministers of European Affairs from the PES agreed today during their discussion on the next legislative term.

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13/06/2019 Let’s use the next five years to ensure protection for all workers

The upcoming mandate is the moment to finally ensure that all workers are properly protected, the Party of European Socialists said ahead of today’s Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO).

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05/06/2019 PES and PSD leadership hold constructive meeting in Brussels

The PES welcomes the Romanian Government’s commitment to stay on the path of rule of law and its willingness to continue the close cooperation with the European Commission.

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27/05/2019 Frans Timmermans thanks supporters for their positive campaigning

Frans Timmermans last night thanked party activists for their hard work, dedication and energy, and reaffirmed his desire to build a coalition which reflects the election verdict delivered by voters – pro-European and focused on achieving sustainability and progressive change.

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