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EU Court Fines Hungary €200 million For Defying EU Asylum Policies and Additional €1 Million Per Day Until it Complies

Posted on AllSides June 13th, 2024
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The European Union’s top court on Thursday fined Hungary €200 million($216 million) for defying the EU’s immigration and asylum policies, the BBC reported. Hungary faces an additional fine of one million euros ($1.08 million) every day until it fully implements the EU’s immigration measures. In a statement on Facebook, Prime Minister Viktor Orban called the decision outrageous and unacceptable,” and vowed not to comply. Orban, a conservative populist, has often clashed with the EU’s liberal executive commission. “We will not allow financial blackmail by Brussels bureaucrats!” he said. “We will...

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