The European Parliament adopted a resolution calling on the EU to start the article 7 procedure against Hungary in connection with the serious deterioration of the rule of law and democracy in the country. It is reported Hungarytoday.hu, reports “Ukrainian truth”.
“This could eventually lead to sanctions against Hungary”, – notes the edition.
The voting took place after the recent plenary session of the EP where concern was expressed of the EU against Hungary.
In particular, the European leaders are concerned Orban amendments to the law on higher education allowing to close the Central European University, founded by billionaire George Soros.
Earlier it was reported that the European Commission has launched legal proceedings against Hungary in connection with this law.
We will remind, the President of Hungary Janos Ader signed the higher education act, as amended, which allows you to close the Central European University (CEU), founded in 1991 by philanthropist and billionaire George Soros.
The law provides for stricter rules for universities from countries outside the EU, forcing them to close if they do not have bilateral agreements with the country of origin.
The new higher education law will come into force in October. President of Central European University said that in this case the school can not accept students after January 1.