MADRID – The party of the French president, Emmanuel Macron, La République en Marche, wants to work with the liberal ALDE group in the European Parliament, where the VVD and D66. Astrid Panosyan, a confidant of Macron, said Friday at the party congress of ALDE in Madrid are keen to cooperate “for a better Europe.”
President Emmanuel Macron
Vicefractievoorzitter Sophie in ’t Veld (D66) responds happy. “It is very important that we join forces, for a solid progressive, liberal and pro-European voice in the political middle. It is time that we are no longer in the defensive position of printing by the nationalists.” The door, for example, the Greens or the liberal democrats to join is open, says the politician.
The liberals have no candidate proposed to the new president of the European Commission. The two largest political groups, the socialists and the christian democratic EPP have already done.