Hungarian PM threatens to quit conservative political group

| | Budapest (Hungary)
  • 0

Hungarian PM threatens to quit conservative political group

Tuesday, 02 March 2021 | AP | Budapest (Hungary)

Hungary’s right-wing Prime Minister has threatened to pull his party out of its group in the European Union’s legislature as the conservative group edges closer to excluding its largest Hungarian delegation.

In a letter on Sunday to chairman of the European People’s Party (EPP) group in the European Parliament Manfred Weber, Prime Minister Viktor Orban condemned a group proposal agreed to on Friday that would allow for entire parties to be excluded from the center-right EPP, rather than just individual MEPs as currently allowed.

Orban wrote that the proposed rules, which are expected to pass with a two-thirds vote at an EPP group meeting on Wednesday were “tailor-made” to sanction his Fidesz party, and that “if Fidesz is not welcome, we do not feel compelled to stay in the Group.” 


State Editions

NCDC’s first Foundation Day celebrated at CCL

02 October 2022 | PNS | Ranchi

Over 500 tonnes of foodgrains spoil in New Giridih Railway Station

02 October 2022 | Pravin K Mishra | Ranchi

The dynamics of climate-related inflation

02 October 2022 | Auvi Mukherjee | Ranchi

Brochure of film ‘AA Bhi Ja O Piya’ released in Hazaribag

02 October 2022 | Shailesh Sharma | Ranchi

Woman killed over land dispute in Bokaro

02 October 2022 | SURESH NIKHAR | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

Relevance of Shardeya Navaratra

02 October 2022 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

CUET: Predicament & possibilities

02 October 2022 | Piyush Kamal | Agenda

Delhi University Recollecting the past

02 October 2022 | Hardeep Singh Puri | Agenda

A pilgrimage with a difference

02 October 2022 | Navin Upadhyay | Agenda

NIF Book Prize longlist announced

02 October 2022 | Pioneer | Agenda