MEP Ujhelyi: European Socialists to focus on tighter European integration
Budapest, June 8 (MTI) – The congress of the Party of European Socialists (PES) to be held this weekend in Budapest will focus on the concepts of the United States of Europe and a “two-speed Europe”, Socialist MEP Istvan Ujhelyi said on Monday.
Ujhelyi said the topics to be discussed at the congress will be follow-ups to an article written by French and German economy ministers Emmanuel Macron and Sigmar Gabriel, published in The Guardian last week. The two ministers said the “survival” of Europe requires further integration and the creation of a joint treasury.
Ujhelyi said the PES congress could start an internal debate on both issues. He said Hungary could not be allowed to miss out on tighter European integration. “Hungary cannot be in opposition to Europe,” he said.
Ujhelyi said youth unemployment will also feature on the agenda of the congress.