"There is no clear objective criteria and definition for the principles of the rule of law. So, you cannot use it as a tool for a concrete sanctioning mechanism,” Minister Varga said.Continue reading
Hungary’s justice minister on Friday slammed what she called “Brussels institutions with grave democratic deficits” for wanting “to show Member States how to make democracy”.
Judit Varga in a Facebook post said the European Action Plan for Democracy (EDAP) and the Media and Audiovisual Action Plan (MAAP) mirror Deputy Commission President Vera Jourova’s view that “in healthy democracies, the center of Brussels says what a fair election, a clean campaign and a balanced press market look like”.
“Which Commissioner will think first that the election results should also be sent from Brussels?” Varga said.
Featured photo via Judit Varga’s Facebook page