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'Tories trying to switch agenda', CP insists

'Backed by much of the mass media, the Tory government is pulling out all the stops to switch the political agenda from Britain's social crisis to one of Russia aggression and loyalty tests', John Foster told the Communist Party's executive committee at the weekend. 

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"EU destroying social democracy", claim Communists

'In Italy as in Germany, France, Austria, Spain and the Netherlands, traditionally strong social-democratic parties have suffered historic defeats in elections', John Foster told the Communist Party of Britain's political committee on Wednesday evening. 

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Britain's Communists welcome international 'Open Letter' on COVID-19 crisis

Along with more than 230 political parties across the world, the Communist Party of Britain has signed an Open Letter on the COVID-19 crisis from the Communist Party of China (see below).

In an interview with China's Xinhua News Agency on April 3, Communist Party of Britain general secretary Robert Griffiths said:

'The Communist Party of Britain was pleased and honoured to associate itself with the Open Letter proposed by the Chinese Communist Party on the COVID-19 crisis. The letter not only expresses the full gravity of the current danger and expressed our profound appreciation of the work done by health workers and others in the front-line to combat this deadly virus. It sent our condolences to all victims of the virus and their family and friends.  But also the Open Letter emphasises how vital it is that the world and its peoples and governments come together in cooperation to defeat the threat which COVID-19 presents to us all.

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