Contribution of the Portuguese Communist Party to the 20th. International Meeting of Communist and Workers Parties

November 23 to 25, Athens, Greece

Contribution of the Portuguese Communist Party to the 20th. International Meeting of Communist and Workers Parties

We salute the Communist Party of Greece on the occasion of its 100th. anniversary, remembering the heroic struggles of the Communists in defence of the interests of the working class and the Greek people, for freedom, national sovereignty, social progress, peace and socialism.

We also salute the parties participants in this International Meeting.

Comrades,

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Concerning the Agreement on the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU

Statement by João Ferreira, Member of the European Parliament and member of the Central Committee of PCP, Lisboa

Concerning the Agreement on the Withdrawal of the UK from the EU

1. The approval by the European Council of the Agreement on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (EU) and the Political Declaration about the future EU-UK relations do not mean the end of this process, as the British Parliament and the European Parliament have yet to pronounce themselves.

2. While the conclusion of this process is still uncertain, PCP reaffirms four central premises of its analysis and position:

Portugal needs an alternative policy capable of building a Portugal with a future

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Setúbal, Conference «For a Portugal with a future! A patriotic and left-wing alternative»

Portugal needs an alternative policy capable of building a Portugal with a future

Comrades

The proceedings of our Conference "Patriotic and left-wing alternative, for a Portugal with a future" are coming to a close. Here, the situation of the country and the great national problems in the most various fields have been analysed and solutions have been presented and put forward to respond to them.

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Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Lisboa, Seminar "Rights, Sovereignty, Cooperation, Peace: A Europe of Workers and Peoples"

"Another Europe of workers and peoples must be born and make a break with the current process of capitalist integration"

At the closing of this seminar, jointly organised by PCP’s Delegation in the European Parliament and by the GUE/NGL, I would like to begin by greeting all participants and in particular the speakers at this seminar, valorising and thanking their important contributions. Thanks that, on behalf of the PCP, we would like to extend especially to our foreign guests, representatives of communist, progressive and left parties from Germany, Belgium, Cyprus, Spain and France.

Communiqué of the PCP’s Central Committee of October 28th 2018

Statement by PCP Central Committee

Communiqué of the PCP’s Central Committee of October 28th 2018

The Central Committee of the PCP, having met on October 28th 2018, debated aspects of the international situation and the European Union, assessed the domestic political, economic and social situation, as well as the development of the mass struggle, and defined lines of work and guidelines for activity and to strengthen the Party.

On the result of the second round of the Presidential elections in Brazil

Release by from the PCP Press Office

On the result of the second round of the Presidential elections in Brazil

The result obtained by the Bolsonaro candidature in Brazil’s presidential elections represents – coming in the sequence of the institutional coup d’Etat which deposed the legitimate President Dilma Rousseff in 2016 and the arbitrary arrest of Lula da Silva who was banned from running in the elections – an extremely serious development in the offensive against the rights of the Brazilian workers and people, which embodies a programme of intensified exploitation and assault on social rights, of an aggression against freedoms and democracy, of an abdication of national sovereignty and subordinati

On the result of the first round of the presidential elections in Brazil

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On the result of the first round of the presidential elections in Brazil

Contrary to the brutal campaign of manipulation of public opinion that in recent days pointed to Bolsonaro’s victory, he has been forced to contest a second round on October 28 with Fernando Haddad, who came out second with 29.3%.

 On the condemnation of the campaign of destabilisation and threats against Venezuela and in defence of the interests of the Portuguese community

On the condemnation of the campaign of destabilisation and threats against Venezuela and in defence of the interests of the Portuguese community

Vote presented by the Parliamentary Group of PCP at the Portuguese Parliament

Sitaram Yechury, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), in Portugal, at the invitation of the PCP

Sitaram Yechury, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), in Portugal, at the invitation of the PCP

The meetings, which were held in a fraternal spirit, allowed for a broad-ranging exchange of information on the situation in both countries and regions, as well as on several aspects of the international situation. A convergence and proximity of positions between both Parties was registered.