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Bulgaria Pledges Solidarity With Hungary In Rights Standoff With EU

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Bulgaria will support Hungary in its standoff with the European Union, a Bulgarian deputy prime minister said on Wednesday, adding that the countries of eastern Europe had to stand together in their dealings with Brussels.

The European Parliament, in an unprecedented vote last week, backed sanctions against Hungary, accusing Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s right-wing government of flouting EU standards on democracy, civil rights and corruption.

Poland ‘Worried’ About EU Vote To Censure Hungary

This could theoretically result in Hungary losing its EU voting rights – but any one member state could veto such a move, and both Poland and the Czech Republic have already said they would do so…

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