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The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in English, 09-06-19
From: The Hellenic Radio (ERA) <www.ert.gr/>
 G. Papandreou: ‚Solutions with Social Face‚The Party of European Socialists (PES) convened here on Thursday, with the participation of main opposition PASOK leader George Papandreou, and focused on the economic crisis and the issue of illegal immigration. Papandreou agreed with other socialist leaders that solutions in economy must have a social face and called on the European Union to boost financially Greece regarding the safeguard of its sea frontiers.
PASOK leader said that he is in favor of Barroso re election. He said in a statement that he had the opportunity during his address at the session to stress that "we are striving to change Europe".
He pointed out that "we are striving to change economic policy and the Stability Pact, to enable us to invest in man, education, health and welfare services, social cohesion, the small and medium-size enterprise and the real economy and not only in banks."
He also underlined that we must invest in ‚green development‚ that will offer us a new development model that will respect the environment. As far as illegal emigration is concerned Papandreou stated that we must invest in community solidarity, we must safeguard our frontiers incorporating emigrants in our society focusing at the same time on human being.
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