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Govt Won’t Receive Dutch Parlt Delegation Probing Rule of Law in Hungary

MTI-Hungary Today 2019.02.05.

The Hungarian government will not receive the Dutch parliamentary delegation visiting Budapest to investigate the state of the rule of law in the country, a foreign ministry official told public media on Tuesday.

Tamás Menczer, state secretary for communications and international representation, said The Netherlands was not a Hungarian oversight body, and Dutch pro-migration politicians had no right to carry out an investigation in Hungary.

“What if a Hungarian group were to look into how the previous Dutch ambassador to Budapest compared the Islamic State to Hungary just because we say no to illegal migration?” he said.

He noted that MEP Judith Sargentini and European Union vice commissioner Frans Timmermans were also Dutch, and billionaire “George Soros’s people”.