Greens/EFA Group welcome Swedish Pirate Party member
Following negotiations, the Greens/EFA Group and the Swedish 'Pirate Party' have today confirmed that elected Pirate Party MEP Christian Engström will join the Greens/EFA Group for the upcoming European Parliament legislature.
Greens/EFA Co-Presidents Rebecca Harms and Daniel Cohn-Bendit commented:
"The Greens/EFA Group is delighted to welcome the Swedish Pirate Party, which shares our principles and values in defending internet users' rights. Christian Engström will have an independent status within our group and he has indicated he will support the Greens/EFA position in areas where the Pirate Party has no agenda."