The Czech Parliament Condemned the Decision of the EP Against Hungary

The Czech Parliament adopted a resolution condemning the decision of the European Parliament to activate the procedure under Article 7 of the EU Treaty, which could end Hungary's voting rights in the European Council, Actualno.com reported.

The Parliament's statement comments that the vote against Hungary in the part that activates Article 7 of the Lisbon Treaty, and that such an approach would only deepen the mistrust between the old and new members of the EU. 97 of the 153 deputies present voted for the resolution. Earlier, the EP's decision on Hungary was condemned by Czech President Miloš Zeman, Prime Minister Andrej Babiš, and Parliament Speaker Radek Vondráček.

On 12 September, the European Parliament adopted a decision that Hungary violated Article 2 of the EU Treaty, according to which the Union "is founded on the values of respect for human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, rule of law and respect for human rights, including people belonging to minorities ". The article will deprive Hungary of its voice in the Council of the EU.

Hungary is given the right of defense and the opportunity to follow recommendations to the European Council to correct the situation.

Petya Petrova

Petya Petrova is a journalist, believer, and traveler.

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