The European Parliament has voted to pursue disciplinary action against Hungary due to alleged breaches of the EU’s core values, including government attacks on the media, minorities, and the rule of law. Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government denies the charges.
Allegations of rules being breached trigger Article 7 of EU treaty in unprecedented move.
European Parliament votes to launch disciplinary action against Hungary for flouting its core values. What’s next?
Viktor Orban told state radio he expected a ‘serious legal debate’ about the EU decision to sanction Budapest.