- 2 Jul 2014 9:00 AM
He added that over the past four years the body had not received a single instruction from above as to the contents of the reports.
“It must certainly sound strange from an outsider’s point of view, but the fact that our reports are prepared for the government, are not publicly disclosed and are preparatory to decision making really allows us to work free from any kind of influence, and we write the truth in our reports.”
The E-PM opposition alliance has filed a complaint with the public prosecutor’s investigation’s office over the probe into the use of Norway Grants by civil organisations.
E-PM insists that the NGOs targeted by KEHI were all on a “government blacklist” and the KEHI had no authority to act under Hungarian or international laws.
Several civil groups have complained over KEHI’s request for data and declined to comply with its procedure on the ground that it was illegal for a government body to examine funds received from another country.
Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein decided on May 9 to suspend further disbursement of funds to Hungary.
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