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Justice Min: EU Trying ‘to Show Member States How to Make Democracy’

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.12.04.

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”.

'Today, rule of law is anything they don't like about Hungary and Poland' - Justice Minister Varga at the Hungary at First 'Site' Conference
'Today, rule of law is anything they don't like about Hungary and Poland' - Justice Minister Varga at the Hungary at First 'Site' Conference

Following the news that Hungary informed the German EU presidency that due to the rule of law debate it will veto the 2021-27 EU budget, including a recovery package for member states for the economic restoration following the coronavirus epidemic, the Justice Minister was one of the panelists at the international “Hungary at First ‘Site’” […]Continue reading

“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