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Trócsányi Hearing in EP Foreign Affairs Comittee on Oct 1

MTI-Hungary Today 2019.09.19.

The foreign affairs committee of the European Parliament (AFET) will hear László Trócsányi, the Hungarian Commissioner-designate selected for the Neighbourhood and Enlargement portfolio, on October 1, the EP’s Conference of Presidents said on Thursday.

The body published the final schedule of its hearings on Thursday. Trócsányi’s hearing, a three-hour question and answer session, is to start at 6.30 pm.

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In the featured photo: László Trócsányi. Photo by Szilárd Koszticsák/MTI