- 29 May 2017 8:00 AM
“To date, the cabinet has not done this and has shown no inclination to change the law,” he said.
“Orbán is scudding towards our common defeat,” the Socialist politician said. Ujhelyi called on the government to cooperate with the European community in Hungary’s interest.
He noted that in a letter sent to Manfred Weber, the head of the European People’s Party’s parliamentary group, he had asked whether Weber thought that Orbán was politically following the European direction.
He said that if the government fails to fulfil its obligations to the commission, serious consequences could then ensue for Hungary.
It will have to decide whether Hungary is to belong to the European community or “whether it carries on building Orbanistan”, Ujhelyi said.
Republished with permission of Hungary Matters, MTI’s daily newsletter.