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25/04/2017 PES responds to Commission on social Europe and EMU

The EU must reinvent itself to offer a better, social and sustainable Europe for all, the Party of European Socialists argues in an open letter to European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker.

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24/04/2017 PES calls for anti-far-right mobilisation in France

The Party of European Socialists is deeply worried at the high vote share achieved by Marine Le Pen in the first round of the French presidential elections, and calls on French voters to mobilise against Marine Le Pen's dangerous and divisive vision.

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21/04/2017 New refugee policy must reflect European solidarity

Tackling war, climate change and poverty that forces people to become refugees is an important step towards creating a safer world, PES Deputy Secretary General Marije Laffeber will tell an audience in Athens today.

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21/04/2017 PES condemns attack in France, praises anti-terror cooperation

The Party of European Socialists condemns the outrageous attack on French police and praises European cooperation in fighting terror.

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16/04/2017 PES: EU should expand its monitoring missions in Turkey after the referendum

The PES is deeply disappointed by the outcome of the referendum in Turkey, announced by the Turkish authorities.

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13/04/2017 PES delegation urges release of Yüksekdağ and all political prisoners

Representatives from the Party of European Socialists are in Turkey to press for the immediate release of Figen Yüksekdağ, co-chair of our member party Halkların Demokratik Partisi (People's Democratic Party, HDP).

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12/04/2017 PES & Rainbow Rose appalled at reports from Chechnya

The PES is appalled by reports of imprisonment, torture and even apparent killings of gay men in Chechnya.

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10/04/2017 PES mourns leading Spanish socialist Carme Chacón

The Party of European Socialists expresses its deep regrets at the death of Carme Chacón, Spain's first female defence minister and a leading light of the socialist movement in Spain.

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08/04/2017 PES finance ministers discuss non-performing loans

Finance ministers from progressive parties around Europe met today in Malta to discuss the important issue of non-performing loans.

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07/04/2017 Stanishev and Schulz address young socialists

Young socialists from more than 30 countries and hundreds of representatives from the progressive youth in Europe are gathering in Germany.

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