Category Archives: ALDE

ALDE denounces hypocritical attempt by far right to topple Commission Juncker

During tonight’s debate about the motion of censure against the Commission Juncker, Guy Verhofstadt has made it clear that the ALDE Group will not support Le Pen and Farage in their attempt to topple the European Commission. ALDE will the…

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ALDE-reaction to the S&D proposal on the investment plan


A day after the presentation of the ALDE Recovery and Investment Act, the S&D group presented their contribution today.

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EU should not underestimate its power when dealing with Russia

EU should not underestimate its power when dealing with Russia

ALDE MEP, Petras AUŠTREVIČIUS (Liberal’s Movement of Lithuania), calls for unity of EU Member States, which should double their efforts in supporting Eastern Partners. In his opinion, this is the right way to deal with Putin’s Russia:

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ALDE launches a recovery & investment plan of 700 billion euros

Today, the President of the ALDE Group Guy Verhofstadt, launched ALDE’s “European Investment and Recovery Act”.

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EU must not accept the breach of Minsk Protocol by Russia

The Foreign Affairs Council’s decision of yesterday to proceed with further sanctions against Russian backed separatists who were behind the unauthorised elections in Luhansk and Donetsk on 2 November, is a necessary step.

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Budget 2015: Stay calm and continue negotiating

European Parliament and Council last night failed to conciliate their diverging positions on the 2015 EU budget. The parliamentary delegation, led by Jean Arthuis (UDI / Modem, France), reiterated its priority to pay off the unpaid bills …

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Northern Ireland peace process must be kept alive says ALDE group

The European Parliament today adopted a resolution on the Northern Ireland peace process. The text expresses concern that the implementation of the peace process has reached an impasse, and urges all parties to work towards a lasting reso…

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ALDE wants clarity on LuxLeaks

Following a request by the ALDE Group, a debate will take place this afternoon with the Commission on how to deal with tax avoidance and tax fraud in the European Union. The ALDE Group expects that President Juncker will personally come t…

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Bulgaria needs a pro-European Government

ALDE MEP, Hans van Baalen, (VVD, The Netherlands) President of Honour of Liberal International criticizes the inclusion of the Patriotic Front in a new Bulgarian Government under GERB leader Borisov.

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ALDE ECON Team calls for a temporary EP committee on tax evasion and tax havens

To investigate the issue of tax avoidance and tax evasion within the European Union, the ALDE ECON Team calls for the establishment of a temporary committee of inquiry.

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