Against the backdrop of scandalous statements by the Hungarian authorities and, most importantly, its reform actions, Brussels allegedly froze the 7.5 billion euros intended for it from EU funds. The Hungarian website writes about this with reference to sources in the European Union. hvg.hu.
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“The European Commission’s assessment of Hungary’s obligations is negative,” the source said.
Thus, Hungary did not properly fulfill the promises it made in the summer on a 17-point package of measures on anti-corruption reforms in the field of the rule of law.
“Government’s attempt Orban bringing Hungary into line with EU anti-corruption criteria has been a total failure. A significant part of the undertakings failed the EU exam, which means, on the one hand, an additional exam, and on the other hand, billions of euros have been postponed and frozen for an indefinite period.
The publication clarifies that the legislative package adopted by the Hungarian parliament does not contain everything that the European Commission considers necessary to protect against the risk of corruption.
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According to media reports, Brussels will still give the green light to the reconstruction fund, but will offer to suspend payments until Budapest fulfills its obligations.
The EU has until December 19 to accept, change or reject the decision of the European Commission.
On November 10, Politico wrote that the Bundestag wanted to block billions of EU euros for Hungary. EU considers blackmail blocking by Hungary of 18 billion euros for Ukraine.
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