Party of European Socialists

PSD's Dancila: European integration of Western Balkan countries will strengthen the European Union

The European integration of the Western Balkan countries will strengthen the European Union and consolidate peace, solidarity, prosperity in the Balkan region, Prime Minister and Chairperson of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila stated at the signing event of the Joint Declaration on the integration of the Western Balkans countries in the EU.

PSD Congress/ PES's Stanishev said that he is here as PES leader in order to open a new page

President of the Party of European Socialists (PES) Sergei Stanishev, who is attending on Saturday the meeting of the Social Democratic Party's (PSD) Extraordinary Congress, voiced his support for Viorica Dancila's candidacy in the presidential elections, mentioning that she took on the party leadership at a difficult time.

PM Dancila to leave for Brussels, where she is to meet EC President, First Vice-President

Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Monday will pay a visit to Brussels, where she is set to meet the President and First Vice-President of the European Commission, and also the leader of the Party of European Socialists. "Starting this afternoon I will pay a working visit to Brussels where I will have some important meetings, in the context of the recent elections to the European Parliament.

Timmermans: 'Europe needs a new social contract'

On the eve of European elections, Kathimerini spoke with European officials vying for the top position in the European Commission. Frans Timmermans, the candidate for the Party of European Socialists (PES) and current vice president of the Commission, said Europe needs a "new contract" based on equality and fairness for its citizens.

European Socialists Freeze Relations with Romania Ruling Party

PES Common Candidate Frans Timmermans (L) with PES leader Sergey Stanishev. Photo: EPA/Miguel A. Lopez

Weeks ahead of the European elections, the European Socialists have "frozen" their relations with the ruling party in Romania, and in June will decide on its continued membership of the left-wing bloc in the European Parliament.

PSD says looking forward to finding what actually worries PES about it

Romania's Social Democratic Party (PSD) says the announcement from the leader of the Party of European Socialists (PES) regarding PES freezing relations with PSD does not reflect "the overall position of the PES," adding that it is "looking forward" to finding out what issues worries PES.