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Politics 31-05-2019

Professor: Marine Le Pen has more red lines than Salvini

Marine Le Pen will be very cautious in doing business with parties who clearly are anti-Semitic and “she probably had even more red lines than [Italy's Matteo] Salvini on this”, Dr Christian Lequesne told EURACTIV Slovakia in an interview.
EU Elections 2019 03-04-2019

Victor Ponta: The ruling PSD in Romania is becoming like Fidesz

In a wide-ranging interview, the former Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta, who has founded a new centre-left force, Pro-Romania, doesn’t mince his words criticising his former party, the ruling PSD. The Party of European Socialists (PES) should, if necessary, show PSD the red card, he says.
Energy 13-02-2019

Jerzy Buzek: Deal on Nord Stream 2 is good for Poland and EU

The revised EU gas directive agreed on Tuesday night (12 February) gives guarantees that the EU’s interests are preserved, by giving the European Commission a key role in the permitting process of all pipelines linking Europe with foreign countries, including Russia, says MEP Jerzy Buzek.  EURACTIV Poland reports.

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