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Forging a new, right-wing EP political alliance

| 2021-04-12 < 1 min read

Forging a new, right-wing EP political alliance

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Hungary’s prime minister, Viktor Orban, is spearheading the formation of a new European political alliance, which will be more right wing than the European People’s Party, the center-right European Parliament grouping which the PM’s party, Fidesz, exited from earlier this year after having received extensive and prolonged criticism from the EPP for undermining the rule of law in Hungary.

On 1 April, he met with his Polish counterpart, Mateusz Morawiecki, and Italian populist politician Matteo Salvini, in Budapest to discuss prospects for a new alliance, which the Polish PM said would respect national sovereignty, the family, Christianity and defend “traditional” values.

Source: Euractiv