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EU gearing up for sanctions on Hungary

Escalating tensions within the bloc.

by Westmonster
May 16, 2017

The European Union’s increasingly aggressive approach could soon be on display as the European Parliament looks at hitting Hungary with sanctions.

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It would be an extraordinary move. Brussels has long targeted hugely popular Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban who has been steadfast in strengthening Hungary’s borders¬†and recently re-asserted the right of nation states to determine their own futures rather than the European Union.

In response, the EU have urged Hungarians to rise up against their elected Prime Minister.

Now, the European Parliament is looking to trigger Article 7 which would suspend Hungary’s voting rights on the European Council.

The EU is not a happy club right now.