EU Parliament Approves Action Against Hungary

EU parliament approves action against Hungary

EU lawmakers voted Wednesday to launch a rare procedure that could lead to sanctions against Viktor Orban's populist Hungarian government for posing a threat to the bloc's democratic values.

Strasbourg, France, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 12th Sep, 2018 ) :EU lawmakers voted Wednesday to launch a rare procedure that could lead to sanctions against Viktor Orban's populist Hungarian government for posing a threat to the bloc's democratic values.

It is the first time the Strasbourg parliament has initiated steps under Article Seven of the European Union's treaty, passing the motion by 448 votes for to 197 against with 48 abstentions.

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