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MEP Sergey Stanishev, who heads the Party of European Socialists (PES), is now officially running for a second term, a recent post on Facebook has suggested.
Stanishev has used his profile to remind that he will take part in the election that is to be held in Budapest on June 12-13, at a congress of his party.
BELGRADE - Good relations between Serbia and Russia do not pose an obstacle to the relations with the EU, but Serbia still needs to evaluate which measures it would take and at which point it would do so, and the country should also show its full commitment to its EU path, member of the European Parliament (EP) Knut Fleckenstein said.
Leader of the Socialists and Democrats (S&D) group in the European Parliament, Giovanni Pittella, on Saturday said at the National Council of the PSD [Social Democratic Party] works, held at the Parliament Palace in Bucharest, that Romania and Bulgaria are 'rightful partners of the EU', which is why they should enter the Schengen zone.
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BELGRADE - Leader of the Democratic Party (DS) Bojan Pajtic talked on Friday with Tanja Fajon, vice-chair of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, and voiced concern about infringements of media freedom and a low level of political dialogue.
BRUSSELS - The Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament welcomes Serbia's progress in the EU integration process, but is concerned over violations of freedom of the media, party officials stated on Tuesday.
MEP Eduard Kukan of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) bloc arrived in Tirana on Monday in the wake of last week's visit by Knut Fleckenstein of the European People's Party (EPP) bloc in an attempt to negotiate a solution that will see Albania's opposition return to parliament.
Sergey Stanishev, leader of the Party of European Socialists (PES), has said he will insist that he be stripped of his immunity from prosecution on the basis of his status as an MEP as soon as possible.
Stanishev stated his opinion on Facebook in response to an earlier announcement by Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov that he would demand his MEP's immunity.