Monthly Archives: Aug 2015

Ukraine’s debt relief, vital for the country’s economic future

The ALDE Group in the European Parliament welcomes the agreement reached by the Ukrainian Government with its international creditors to slash the 18 billion US dollars debt by 20 percent which pushes back maturities on government debt by…

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Thalys terrorist attack: EU must urgently deliver fully fledged intelligence cooperation

Liberals and Democrats in the European Parliament have today reiterated their call for closer cooperation between EU intelligence agencies, in particular by tracking EU nationals who may have spent time in Syria, after it emerged this wee…

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Guy Verhofstadt: “We need a European migration and asylum system, not bilateral meetings between Member States”

Liberals and Democrat MEPs in the European Parliament have repeated their call for an extraordinary European summit to find a comprehensive solution to Europe’s deteriorating refugee crisis.

Guy Verhofstadt, leader of the ALDE Group sai…

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Debt relief for Greece only as part of a structural solution for all eurozone-countries

Debt relief for Greece should only be agreed if it is part of a structural solution to the benefit of all countries in the Eurozone. A new haircut only for Greece would not be fair to the other countries subject to a European adjustment p…

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Greek deal could mark new beginning but implementation must be democratically overseen by EP

European Liberal and Democrats leader Guy Verhofstadt’s reaction on the deal reached with Greece to set in motion a third bailout package:

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President of Honour Van Baalen backs liberals in Macedonia and nation’s EU perspective

President of Honour Van Baalen backs liberals in Macedonia and nation's EU perspective
Only two weeks after an EU/US-brokered political agreement was reached to end the Macedonian political deadlock, LI President of Honour Hans van Baalen MEP was in the nation’s capital Skopje for meetings with the leadership of the Liberal Democratic Party – LDP (LI full member) and of the united opposition coalition.

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