EPP Group

European Deputy Mariya Gabriel Recognised As One of 25 Most Influential Deputies

The deputy chairwoman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament Mariya Gabriel has been recognised as one of the 25 most influential European deputies.

She ranked 15th in the prestigious vote, prepared by VoteWatch, an organisation which follows closely the work of all 751 European deputies.

EPP Suggests to EU Council Five Ways to Addressing Refugee Crisis

In a press release to Novinite, the chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, Manfred Weber, suggested five ways in which the European Council could show responsibility in addressing the refugee crisis.

Weber assured that his partly clearly distinguishes between people fleeing war, terror or political persecution and those who arrive to Europe in search of a better life .

EPP Group Chairman Urges Formation of Center-Right Gov't

European People's Party Group Chair Joseph Daul met leaders of conservative GERB party and right-wing Reformist Bloc, but also two parties to the left of the political spectrum.

During his visit to the Bulgarian capital on Tuesday Sofia Daul called on political parties to forge a center-right government.

Romanian MEP Adina Valean, EPP candidate for EP vice president

Romanian MEP Adina Valean (of the National Liberal Party, PNL) was elected by the European People's Party (EPP) as candidate, alongside other five MEPs, for vice president of the European Parliament (EP).

The other five candidates of the EPP Group are Rainer Wieland, Antonio Tajani, Ramon Valcarcel, Ildiko Gall and Mairead McGuinness.