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Belgium: Corbyn arrives for Party of European Socialists meeting in Brussels01:12

Belgium: Corbyn arrives for Party of European Socialists meeting in Brussels

Belgium, Brussels
December 17, 2015 at 06:06 GMT +00:00 · Published

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the UK Labour Party, arrived for the European Socialist (PES) leaders meeting in Brussels, Thursday, to discuss major European issues, including the refugee crisis, the fight against terrorism, the UK EU referendum and the rise of the far right parties.

The Prime Minister of Portugal Antonio Costa, the former Prime Minister of Belgium Elio di Rupo as well as the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and the European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici attended the meeting.

According to a press release from the UK Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn said in a speech that "people across Britain and Europe know that the EU needs to change if it’s going to work better for the majority of its people, not just its banks and corporations" adding that "Labour will instead be pressing a programme of progressive reform in Europe to deliver positive change for working people."

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Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the UK Labour Party, arrived for the European Socialist (PES) leaders meeting in Brussels, Thursday, to discuss major European issues, including the refugee crisis, the fight against terrorism, the UK EU referendum and the rise of the far right parties.

The Prime Minister of Portugal Antonio Costa, the former Prime Minister of Belgium Elio di Rupo as well as the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and the European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici attended the meeting.

According to a press release from the UK Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn said in a speech that "people across Britain and Europe know that the EU needs to change if it’s going to work better for the majority of its people, not just its banks and corporations" adding that "Labour will instead be pressing a programme of progressive reform in Europe to deliver positive change for working people."