Pittella elected vice-chairman of EU parliament group

(AGI) Brussels, June 25 - Italian Democratic Party candidateGianni Pittella was elected vice-chairman of the Socialist andDemocratic group in the European Parliament with 126 votes. Thegroup is led by Martin Schulz, who will be elected President ofthe European Parliament at the general assembly next week. MrPittella is now in a position to succeed him as the S&D group'sleader, Mr Schulz confirmed. . .

(AGI) Brussels, June 25 - Italian Democratic Party candidateGianni Pittella was elected vice-chairman of the Socialist andDemocratic group in the European Parliament with 126 votes. Thegroup is led by Martin Schulz, who will be elected President ofthe European Parliament at the general assembly next week. MrPittella is now in a position to succeed him as the S&D group'sleader, Mr Schulz confirmed. . .