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Elections for local governments show little change in the Basque Autonomous Community

EAJ-PNV holds 122 town councils. The popular vote and the agreements reached reveal the how highly stability is rated



Ortuzar believes that the Elections of May 26 will give European institutions “greater vitality“ to tackle the enormous challenges facing the EU

The president of the EBB and vice-president the European Democratic Party (EDP) was speaking at the Plenary Session of the Congress of the Christian Democratic Organization of America (CDOA) held in Costa Rica



Clear victory for EAJ-PNV in all three capital cities and all three territories of the Basque Autonomous Community (BAC), extended to European elections

EAJ-PNV once again earned the trust of the Basque people and retained the seat held by Izaskun Bilbao Barandica at the European Parliament.



The Basque nationalist leader, the burukide Mikel Burzako, visits Telavi to attend Salomé Zurabishvili‘s inauguration ceremony as Georgia‘ first female president

Through the Georgian Dream Party, which has elected Salomé Zurabishvili to the presidency, Georgia is going to look favourably toward NATO and the European Union. Accordingly, the European Democratic Party, of whose Political Committee the Basque National Party‘s Central Committee burukide Mikel Burzako is a member, and Georgian Dream could have a major role to play over the coming years as go-to political parties providing a bridge for European matters of significance to the country



Ortuzar receives the US ambassador to Spain, Richard Duke Buchan III, at Sabin Etxea

The US diplomat and the chairman of EAJ-PNV‘s central committee, the Euzkadi Buru Batzar (EBB), have discussed the political situation and pledged to reinforce the economic and business ties between the United States and Euskadi-The Basque Country



“Basque society is shaking the weights off its wings as it seeks the freedom to fly toward what it aspires to be”

On behalf of the Basque National Party’s delegation, Andoni Ortuzar, the chairman of EAJ-PNV’s central committee, has officially acknowledged ETA’s unilateral, effective and definitive dissolution, as ratified at the international event held in Kanbo



Dialogue for Catalonia and a general increase in pensions, the keys to EAJ-PNV’s support for the State Budgets in 2018

The Basque National Party will not support the amendments to the whole and will gain a month’s respite for the normalisation of the political situation in Catalonia after the Spanish government agreed to a substantial increase in pensions



Ortuzar at the Aberri Eguna: “Our challenge today is to protect the Basque Country‘s autonomy from potential threats in order to build on what we have already achieved”

The chairman of EAJ-PNV‘s central committee, the Euzkadi Buru Batzar (EBB), has acknowledged the country‘s favourable progress at an event held in Bilbao‘s Plaza Nueva to celebrate the Aberri Eguna [Basque National Day], but has warned against the emergence of “outdated Spanish nationalism”



Ortuzar sums up positively his trip to Mexico: “Political and economic relations are guaranteed for the future”

A meeting with Mexican alderdikides ends the visit to the country by the Chair of Euzkadi Buru Batzar and the Vice-chair of the PDE



University students from Tokyo visit Sabin Etxea to get to know the innovation policies of EAJ-PNV

A group of 14 university students from Tokyo, studying in the ambit of innovation, visited the Bilbao headquarters of EAJ-PNV, Sabin Etxea, this week to learn about the history and policies of this party in innovation. The students, who met with Mikel Burzako, burukide of Euzkadi Buru Batzar and responsible for the Exterior Action Area, were able to know at first hand this century-old party‘s democratic functioning and firm commitment to innovation.



EAJ-PNV encourages Basque people to take part in a petition appealing to the EU to protect the rights of national minorities

The burukide Ana Esther Furundarena, the MEP Izaskun Bilbao, and the president of FUEN, Loránt Vincze, call upon euskaltzaleak - Basque nationalists to add their signatures to ‘Minority SafePack‘, a European Citizens‘ Initiative in favour of true and effective linguistic diversity.



Ortuzar urges Europe to provide a “solution and accommodation” for national realities that “neither fragment it nor break it apart, but instead enrich it”

The chairman of EAJ-PNV‘s central committee, the Euzkadi Buru Batzar (EBB), and vice-president of the EDP has affirmed in Rome that these realities, such as Euskadi-The Basque Country, “neither fragment it [Europe] nor break it apart, but instead enrich it”

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