Tuesday

28th Mar 2017

Ticker

EP leftist group re-elects president

The European United Left/Nordic Green Left group in the European Parliament Thursday re-elected German MEP Gabi Zimmer as its president. MEPs Neoclis Sylikiotis (Cyprus), Malin Bjork (Sweden) and Patrick Le Hyaric (France) were elected vice-presidents, while Greek MEP Dimitrios Papadimoulis will be the group's candidate for parliament vice-president.

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