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SANT TELLS EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT NOT THE TIME FOR INCREASING LOAN CHARGES

Labour MEP Alfred Sant warned that now is not the time for increasing loan charges or for banks to reduce lending. In an explanation of vote delivered during the last plenary meeting of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, the Maltese Europarliamentarian declared that in the changes being introduced to implement the European Banking Union, greater

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SANT SAYS OUTSIDERS CANNOT BRING PEACE IN ISRAEL AND PALESTINE

Alfred Sant told the European Parliament that declarations by outsiders such as Europeans, Americans, Russians and jihadists cannot make peace happen in Israel and Palestine. Only the Israelis and Palestinians can do it. Yet, developments in the area are having a powerful impact on the world we live in. Furthermore, Dr Sant said that on

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Sant’s Intervention in the Plenary Session in Strasbourg

‘The investment rate in the European Union had been decreasing well before the 2008 crisis.’ said the Euro Parliamentarian Alfred Sant in the plenary session in Strasbourg. ‘Following this crisis, stagnation continued to spread.’ In his intervention the MEP said that to reach higher levels of competitivity in order to create new jobs, internal devaluation

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DRAGHI TELLS SANT YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE EU IS SOCIALLY UNACCEPTABLE

Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, said that the unemployment rate in the EU countries is unacceptably high and within it, the youth percentage of unemployment is socially unacceptable. Draghi, reacting to Alfred Sant’s remarks during the monetary committee at the European Parliament in Brussels, said that the current performance of the euro