People's Party

Bulgaria's Andrey Kovachev to Be EP Quaestor

Bulgarian conservative GERB's MEP Andrey Kovachev has been elected to be among the five Quaestors of the European Parliament, the EPP group said in a statement.

In a message entitled For the First Time a Bulgarian Is Elected to the Leadership of EP, the European People's Party (EPP) assured that "no Bulgarian" had ever assumed such a high position within the Parliament.

Turkey's main opposition parties formalize İhsanoğlu's candidacy for presidency

Turkey's two main opposition parties on June 29 formally backed a figure known as a devout Muslim to challenge an expected bid for the presidency by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who heads the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP). 

ALDE supports foundation of new Romanian Liberal party with Senate speaker Tariceanu

The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) supports a platform of Romanian Liberals gathered in the initiative group recently launched by Senate speaker Calin Popescu-Tariceanu, a former prime minister who was once head of the National Liberal Party (PNL), ALDE president Sir Graham Watson announced on Thursday.