Category Archives: ALDE

Juncker’s number one campaign priority to be killed by Member States

EU Member States will likely adopt a position tomorrow on the Telecoms Single Market proposal, crafted to ban mobile phone roaming and deliver Net Neutrality in Europe. The possible agreement comes eleven months after the European Parliam…

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EU must stop being a hub for arms trafficking

EU must stop being a hub for arms trafficking
ALDE Group 2nd Vice-President, Pavel Telička (ANO, Czech Republic), today addressed the issue of arms trafficking in a public debate organized in the European Parliament. A prize winning documentary was also screened on how arms are smuggled from EU to Eastern Ukraine.

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Obituary Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov, one of the leading figures of RPR-PARNAS, member of the ALDE Party.

Today, Russia buries a man of extraordinary courage. Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov paid the struggle for a free and democratic Russia with his life. In his quest for freedom and respect for the Russian people and their legitimate rights, he p…

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Obituary Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov, one of the leading figures of RPR-PARNAS, member of the ALDE Party.

Today, Russia buries a man of extraordinary courage. Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov paid the struggle for a free and democratic Russia with his life. In his quest for freedom and respect for the Russian people and their legitimate rights, he p…

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Verhofstadt on Nemtsov assassination: “Mogherini and Tusk must hold Kremlin to its promise for independent investigation”

Verhofstadt on Nemtsov assassination: "Mogherini and Tusk must hold Kremlin to its promise for independent investigation"
Guy Verhofstadt, group leader of the Alliance for Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE), reiterates his request to have an independent investigation into the murder of Boris Nemtsov (RPR-PARNAS). Verhofstadt doubts that the murder of Nemtsov “only hours before a demonstration against the war in Ukraine, against the economic crisis and against Putin was a coincidence”.

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Lithuanian Liberals challenge political status quo after municipal elections

ALDE Group leader, Guy Verhofstadt, has celebrated the results of the municipal elections that were held in Lithuania yesterday. Liberals obtained 15.39% of the votes. Many cities and towns will hold a second round to elect their mayors.

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ALDE congratulates Estonian Liberal parties on elections results

Guy Verhofstadt, leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe in the European Parliament, has congratulated Estonian liberal parties, Reform Party and Centre Party, on Sunday’s national election results. Early election resu…

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Nemtsov murder throws Russia back into the dark ages

ALDE Group leader in the European Parliament, Guy Verhofstadt, has today reacted to the murder of Boris Nemtsov, the political leader of our sister party Parnas, who was shot dead last night on the streets of Moscow:

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Dita Charanzov√° and Fernando Maura (ALDE) warn of the risk of civil conflict in Venezuela and call for EU to speak with one voice against the Maduro regime

Brussels, 26 February 2015.- “The repression, economic crisis, crime, paramilitary commandos … in Venezuela all conditions are given for the existence of a civil conflict” MEP Fernando Maura expressed with forcefulness yesterday, in the…

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EU must take immediate action in the case of Nadiya Savchenko

EU must take immediate action in the case of Nadiya Savchenko
Following the decision of Moscow’s city court to keep Ukrainian pilot, Nadiya Savchenko, in custody until 13th of May 2015, MEP Hans van Baalen (VVD, The Netherlands), ALDE Group’ spokesman on Russia and Ukraine, said:

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