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13/12/2016 PES encourages dialogue among all democratic forces in FYR Macedonia

The Party of European Socialists is concerned about evidence of fraud in the FYR Macedonia elections, and calls for a socialist-led dialogue among all democratic parties to find a better alternative for the country.

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13/12/2016 PES delegation visits Daesh frontline near Kirkuk

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12/12/2016 PES conference in Iraq: Defeating terrorists is only the beginning

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08/12/2016 PES: Right wing leader in Skopje crossing every possible line in the election campaign

The PES is deeply concerned by the outrageous words of the conservative candidate in the FYR Macedonia general election, Nikola Gruevski, suggesting that he wishes the death of our candidate Zoran Zaev.

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30/11/2016 PES Council "Saving Europe" - 1-3 December, Prague

Activists from all over Europe are gathering in Prague for the biggest event of the political calendar for social democrats: the Party of European Socialists Council 2016.

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22/11/2016 Europe's Social Democrats welcome Turkey rape law u-turn

The Party of European Socialists today welcomed the withdrawal of a proposed law that would have legitimised rape and encouraged underage marriage.

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21/11/2016 Progressives to initiate a debate on Turkey in the EP

Turkish police blocked PES delegation for visiting Demirtaş in Prison

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19/11/2016 PES: Dangerous Human rights violation in Malaysia

The Party of European Socialists strongly condemns the detention of Howard Lee and other members of the opposition in Malaysia. Lee, who is president of the International Union of Socialist Youth (IUSY), is a representative in the State Legislative Assembly in the country and such an arrest is openly antidemocratic.

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09/11/2016 After U.S. Elections: Europe should remain leading example of Democracy

The American people made their choice on 9 November 2016. Donald Trump came victorious after the last night election for U.S. president and the PES respects the will of the American voters.

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04/11/2016 PES deeply concerned about detention of HDP leaders Demirtas, Yuksekdag and other opposition MPs

The PES is profoundly concerned about the detention of the leaders of our associated member party HDP, Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yüksekdag and a dozen other opposition MPs in Turkey. The arrests of the legally elected members of parliament, representatives of the Turkish people happens just a few days after a PES delegation led by its President Sergei Stanishev met Demirtas in Diyarbakir.

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