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23/05/2014 PES President statement on Balkan floods

For the past days, the Balkan region has been hit by the worst floods in over a century. The PES expresses its strong solidarity with the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia affected by the drastic consequences of this natural disaster.

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22/05/2014 Corina Cretu: I will fight for a Europe of equal rights for all its citizens

MEP Corina Crețu, top candidate of PSD for this year’s European elections is campaigning throughout entire Romania, meeting party supporters in many corners of the country.

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21/05/2014 A vote for the PES family is a vote for Martin Schulz as next Commission President

“A vote for the PES family is a vote for Martin Schulz as next Commission President”. So said French Prime Minister Manuel Valls at a European election rally for the Spanish (PSOE) and Catalan (PSE) Socialist parties. Speaking sometimes in French, sometimes Spanish or Catalan, the Barcelona born Valls gave an enthusiastic endorsement of Schulz’s candidacy and how the voters have the real say in who becomes next Commission President.

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21/05/2014 Schulz to visit Croatia for Update on Balkan Flooding Situation

Martin Schulz will be in Croatia on Friday 23 May. Schulz and the Croatian Social Democratic Party have decided to change his election campaign programme to allow for an update on the flooding in Croatia and neighbouring countries.

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18/05/2014 Martin Schulz ‘knocks the vote’ in Sweden

PES candidate for European Commission President, Martin Schulz, yesterday joined representatives of the Swedish Social Democrats (SAP) for door to door canvassing in the town of Umea, Sweden. With SAP lead candidate, Marita Ulvskog, Schulz talked directly to voters in the northern Swedish town about their main concerns for the upcoming European Parliament elections (22-25 May 2014).

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17/05/2014 Regaining citizens' trust is best way to fight extremism says Schulz in Lorraine

On 16 May, Martin Schulz´s European Election Campaign Tour brought him to Forbach in Lorraine, France.

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16/05/2014 IDAHOT: We all Play a Part in Defeating Hate

In advance of the 17th of May, International day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), PES Candidate for President of the European Commission, Martin Schulz, adds his voice to the millions of people globally calling for a world of tolerance, respect and freedom regardless of people’s sexual orientations or gender identities.

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15/05/2014 Schulz tells voters that he will deliver a fairer Europe

In the last televised Presidential debate, one week before voting starts across Europe, Martin Schulz tonight pledged to build a fairer Europe. Schulz echoed the anger of voters as he spoke in Brussels about his frustrations with the conservative policy decisions of the past five years.

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15/05/2014 Schulz connecting best with EU voters

Martin Schulz’s campaign is forging ahead with just 8 days left until the first European citizens cast their vote in the European Elections.

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13/05/2014 Schulz has the solution to the Spanish job crisis

Speaking at a major Spanish Socialists (PSOE ) rally in Malaga, Spain this weekend, PES Common Candidate for Commission President Martin Schulz state that “We must invest to create more jobs for our young generation”.

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