EU moves step closer to freezing Hungary’s slice of the budget

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban attends a joint press conference with Austrian Chancellor Nehammer after their meeting at the Austrian Chancellery in Vienna, Austria, 28 July 2022. EFE/EPA/MAX BRUCKER

Brussels, Sep 18 (EFE).- The European Union took a step closer to drastically reducing Hungary’s access to EU funds in response to the nation’s continual disregard for the principles of the rule of law and accusations of systemic corruption.  The proposal from the European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, would withhold an estimated 7.5 billion … Read more