Monthly Archives: Jun 2014

Verhofstadt reaction to nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker for Commission President

Today, the European Council nominated Jean-Claude Juncker for Commission President. Guy Verhofstadt, group leader of the liberals and democrats in the European Parliament welcomes the fact that the council has honoured the previous agreem…

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EPP, S&D and ALDE to form a stable majority in the EP for the next European Commission

EPP, S&D and ALDE to form a stable majority in the EP for the next European Commission
The agreement of 24 June between the EPP and S&D groups, relating to ongoing discussions on key EP positions, will now be extended to the ALDE Group, ensuring a broader base for building a stable majority for the next European Commission.

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ALDE response to the seven conditions of the Movimento 5 Stelle.

ALDE considers the seven conditions, corresponding to M5S manifesto for the European elections, as completely incompatible with our own pro-European political programme as well as inconsistent in so far as it seeks to exit Italy from the …

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Verhofstadt message to European leaders: Europe needs reform, not rejection

Guy Verhofstadt, President of the European Liberals and Democrats Group, calls on EU leaders, especially Angela Merkel, David Cameron, Fredrik Reinfeldt and Mark Rutte meeting yesterday and today in Harpsund (Sweden), to focus on a clear…

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Verhofstadt: Assad’s chemical attacks – France and Britain must publish new evidence and act

Verhofstadt: Assad’s chemical attacks - France and Britain must publish new evidence and act
There is proof that Syria’s Bashar Al Assad has been using chemical weapons again against the Syrian population. Today it was reported that France and Britain have hard evidence of several chemical attacks since October 2013. The evidence was collected on the ground in Syria by French, American and British agents. However, for some reason, they refuse to make the evidence public.

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Czech ANO party joins ALDE group in the European Parliament

The newly elected heads of delegation of the ALDE group met for the first time yesterday since the European elections and formally agreed to accept the application of the Czech ANO 2011 Party as member of the group.

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