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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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23/05/2019 Frans Timmermans casts vote in the Netherlands

PES Common Candidate Frans Timmermans today cast his vote for the PvdA in the European elections in his home town of Heerlen, in the Netherlands.

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22/05/2019 OpEd: It’s time for a social and sustainable Europe

In a few short days, voters will face a question: what kind of Europe do you want?

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22/05/2019 OpEd: It’s time for feminism at the European elections

The European election campaign is in full swing. With just days to go, a lot is at stake - not just the composition of the European Parliament, but the soul of Europe.

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21/05/2019 Progressive victory as Europe bins single use plastics

The PES welcomes today’s decision by EU affairs ministers to agree on rules that ban single use plastics.

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