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Member States must show more commitment to make Juncker’s Plan work

Member States must show more commitment to make Juncker’s Plan work
During today’s plenary debate in the European Parliament, ALDE’s Second Vice President Pavel Telicka (ANO, Czech Republic) has urged the Member States to show more commitment to make the European Fund for Strategic Investments a success.

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EU must deliver fully fledged intelligence cooperation

MEPs today participated in a debate on the EU response to threats from terrorism.

Speaking today Guy Verhofstadt, president of the ALDE Group, said:
“We stand united against terrorism in this parliament. Our work now starts to deliver an…

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Syriza’s choice of coalition partner is deeply worrying

Commenting on Syriza’s decision to enter into a coalition with the far- right Independent Greeks party, Guy Verhofstadt, president of the ALDE Group, said today:

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Verhofstadt urges Commissioner Hill to show more ambition

Commenting on reports of leaked Commission documents outlining proposals to open up the European capital market, ALDE leader Guy Verhofstadt urges Commissioner Hill to show more ambition and table a legislative package as soon as possible…

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Venezuela must return to Democracy and the Free Market (Spanish version included below)

Venezuela must return to Democracy and the Free Market (Spanish version included below)
Venezuelan opposition leaders from Mesa de la Unidad Democrática (MUD) today met with leading Liberal Members of the European Parliament to discuss the situation in Venezuela. The meeting comes just two days after the renewed nationwide protests against the Maduro regime’s economic policies and the day after former Presidents Pinera of Chile and Pastrana of Colombia were denied a visit to imprisoned opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez.

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Venezuela must return to Democracy and the Free Market (Spanish version included below)

Venezuela must return to Democracy and the Free Market (Spanish version included below)
Venezuelan opposition leaders from Mesa de la Unidad Democrática (MUD) today met with leading Liberal Members of the European Parliament to discuss the situation in Venezuela. The meeting comes just two days after the renewed nationwide protests against the Maduro regime’s economic policies and the day after former Presidents Pinera of Chile and Pastrana of Colombia were denied a visit to imprisoned opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez.

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Guy Verhofstadt on the remembrance of Auschwitz

“Today marks a poignant day in our history. It’s been 70 years since our civilization witnessed one of its darkest moments: the extermination of millions of innocent people, because of their ethnicity, their political convictions or sexua…

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Reaction by Guy Verhofstadt on the new government in Greece :

Reaction by Guy Verhofstadt on the new government in Greece :
Reaction by Guy Verhofstadt on the new government in Greece:
“I wish the new government good luck. These results mean a break with the past 40 years which were dominated by the two traditional parties unable to steer the country in the right direction.

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Reaction by Guy Verhofstadt on the new government in Greece

Reaction by Guy Verhofstadt on the new government in Greece
Reaction by Guy Verhofstadt on the new government in Greece:
“I wish the new government good luck. These results mean a break with the past 40 years which were dominated by the two traditional parties unable to steer the country in the right direction.

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“To Potami can tame Euro scepticism in Greece”

ALDE leader Guy Verhofstadt has this evening congratulated Stavros Theodorakis, the leader of “To Potami -the River” on their expected result in the Greek elections. Exit polls show To Potami could achieve around 7% of the vote.

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