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THE ECB HAS ACCUMULATED SUBSTANTIAL POLITICAL POWER

Former Prime Minister Alfred Sant told the European Parliament that it has become obvious that the European Central Bank has accumulated substantial political power, even if it restricts itself to technocratic discourse. Sant said that one could claim that this power exceeds the mandate given to it under the existing treaties. That power will be

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The EU Should Safeguard Traditional Fishermen Alfed Sant

Alfred Sant told the European Parliament that the rights and interests of traditional fishermen in member states especially in small island communities, as in Malta should be safeguarded. The former Prime Minister and MEP said the EU is not respecting the rights and interests of traditional fishermen both within and outside the EU. Traditional fishermen

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Alfred Sant Calls For A Common Policy On Migration

Former Prime Minister and MEP Alfred Sant told the European Parliament that in the framework of a European policy on legal migration, efforts to exercise vigilance at the frontiers and to regulate the granting of asylum would become more effective. Sant said that unfortunately, there has been least progress in the development of such a

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Greece Could Be Dangerous As Ukraine

Former Prime Minister and MEP Alfred Sant told the European Parliament that Greece could be dangerous as Ukraine unless it is treated with farsightedness. Alfred Sant made this statement at the key debate in plenary at the European Parliament in Strasbourg ahead of today’s informal meeting of the EU’s Head of States in Brussels who

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‘EUROPEAN SOCIALISTS MUST TAKE POSITION ON THE GREEK PROPOSALS’

Alfred Sant said that the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) should take a position as soon as possible on the proposal of the new Greek government on its pending loans to the other eurozone countries. This statement prompted the S&D to discuss the latest developments in Greece after the Syriza victory at the

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‘CENTRAL INVESTMENT FUND NEEDED TO CREATE NEW JOBS IN EUROPE’

Former Prime Minister and MEP Alfred Sant told the European Parliament that the only way by which to counter the imbalances created in the Eurozone is through a central investment fund, massive in scope and targeted to rebalance wealth and employment creation within the euro zone. Sant said that the Juncker fund has no chance