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Socialists’ Ujhelyi opposes EP’s liberal group Article 7 initiative

Socialists’ Ujhelyi opposes EP’s liberal group Article 7 initiative

Brussels, October 5 (MTI) – MEP Istvan Ujhelyi, deputy leader of the Hungarian Socialists, told MTI on Monday that his party opposes an initiative by the EP’s liberal group (LIBE) to start the Article 7 procedure against Hungary.

The procedure, if launched, could lead to suspension on Hungary’s membership of the European Union.

Ujhelyi said the initiative was a “tragic” consequence of the Hungarian government’s policies, and was aimed at preventing an “epidemic” of those policies in the European Union. He argued, however, that applying Article 7 was not a good tool for prevention.

“A whole nation cannot be punished for irresponsible acts by its leaders,” he said. Unless the government changes its policies, “it is feared that the EU will use us for an experiment of sanctioning those violating its values,” Ujhelyi said.

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“I cannot support (application of) Article 7 because that would destroy Hungary’s future for generations,” he added.

Ujhelyi said that the leadership of the EP’s social democrats would debate LIBE’s proposal at an extraordinary session on Monday.

Photo: infocegled.hu

Source: http://mtva.hu/hu/hungary-matters

1 Comment

  1. Piszkosszem

    @MEP Istvan Ujhelyi

    You dirty piece of trash! Sure, SAVE the Hungarian nation you COMMIE! Blast totally responsible leadership “Fidesz” in this matter. What NEWS are you watching, GOLFING or SOCCER? Are you even in clue as to what CRAP has entered EU from the 14 YR, American NEO-conservative bunch or do you even know or understand WTF is going on? I hated the SOVIET UNION to this day, but if i had my choice, I would send you to SYRIA and have the Russians and Chinese(My Buddies today) bomb your ass big time!!!

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