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Hungary - "Stop Soros" draft legislative package - meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs

18/06/2018

Strasbourg – President Gianni Buquicchio met with Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto to discuss the implementation of the Venice Commission’s opinion on the amendments to the Ukrainian Law on Secondary Education as well as the upcoming opinion on the new “stop Soros” legislative provisions.

In relation to the latter, President Buquicchio called on the Hungarian Parliament not to proceed with the adoption of the law prior to the publication of the Commission’s opinion this coming Friday 22 June 2018, or at least to take into account the Commission’s recommendations as they appear in the draft opinion which has already been sent to the authorities.
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