Poland to not support EU sanctions against Hungary

Foreign Ministry of Poland thinks that the actions aiming against members of union only separate the EU
12:36, 13 September 2018

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Poland will vote against the imposing of the sanctions against Hungary by the European Union as Polish Foreign Ministry reported.

“Each EU Member State has a sovereign right to carry out the internal reforms that it considers appropriate,” the message said.

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According to Foreign Ministry, actions aiming against members of union only separate the EU and it becomes the reason of the loss of confidence to the European institutes.

“Poland will vote against any possible sanctions to be imposed on Hungary within the European institutions,” the ministry claimed.

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On September 12, European Parliament for the first time in the history of the EU endorsed the introduction of sanctions procedures against Hungary. Two-thirds of all MPs voted positively for the sanctions against Budapest on the voting in Strasburg.

The EU accuses Budapest of the violation of the principles of the rule of law, in particular, oppression non-governmental organizations.

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In its turn, Budapest called this decision on the imposing of the sanctions “petty revenge” for migration policy of the acting government.

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