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    Conservative leaders meet to discuss the new European party

    Italy’s Northern League leader Matteo Salvini has proposed the creation of a new political force in the European Parliament that would bring together his EU political group Identity and Democracy, or ID, the EU political group of Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party or PiS, the European Conservatives and Reformists or ECR, and conservative politicians from the European People’s Party such as Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

    “The time has come to bring together the best of these three groups and start playing a decisive role in the EU Parliament,” Salvini declared on Sunday in Cascais, Portugal, where he attended a conference of his ID group under the slogan “Project of Another Europe”.  He also said that immigration and family issues need to be resolved in the EU. “On some issues, there is a need for someone in Brussels to say no to the renting of wombs and the adoption of children by homosexuals”, said Salvini. “I hope that also in the EPP there are those who do not accept being subordinates of the left,” he added.

    “Europe is not the European Union, it is not the euro. It is millions of Europeans”, said Salvini. The leaders of the ECR group’s largest political parties met in Warsaw on Friday. PiS leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the head of Fratelli d’Italia, Giorgia Meloni and the head of Spain’s VOX party, Santiago Abascal, discussed the current situation in the ECR group and the possibility of establishing a new political group in the EU Parliament. Polish politicians hope to put a brake on current EU development which they see as extremely liberal, extremely politicised, full of double standards and violation of treaties.   


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