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Gianni Pittella to claim Socialist group leadership

01.07.14 @ 15:21

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Italian deputy Gianni Pittella is set to be elected as the next leader of the 191-member Socialist and Democrat group on Tuesday evening. The centre-left group confirmed that Pittella was the only declared candidate to replace acting leader Martin Schulz, who was re-elected as Parliament president Tuesday lunchtime.