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Euroskeptics' EU Parl't Gains to Serve as Foundation for a Strong Faction - AfD

The surge of right-wing parties in the European Parliament elections will enable them to form a strong "patriotic faction," Joerg Meuthen, the federal spokesman for the euroskeptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) political party and its lead candidate in the vote, said.

"The victory of the 'populist' parties in most European countries will enable us to form a strong patriotic faction in the EU Parliament. We should reach 25 percent of the total number of MEPs [members of parliament]," the politician said, commenting on the election results.

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