World: Hungary Parliament approves anti-corruption laws

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The impending reduction of EU funds in billions of billions has called Hungary Parliament on the scene. The first of a whole series of legal regulations against corruption and for more transparency were adopted.

Das ungarische Parlamentsgebäude in Budapest erstrahlt am Abend in vollem Glanz © Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images The Hungarian parliament building in Budapest shines in the evening in the evening. In the dispute over the rule of law in Hungary and due to the accusation of inadequate anti-corruption measures, Brussels from Budapest resolves from the Corona aid fund of around 5.8 billion euros. In addition, the EU Commission proposed a reduction in EU aid for Hungary by 7.5 billion euros. complaints will now be easier The government of the legal nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban therefore announced a number of reforms to settle the dispute with Brussels in mid -September. Among other things, the changes now adopted by Parliament provide that the citizens can sue in court if they think that the public prosecutor's office has arbitrarily investigated corruption.

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Ungarns Ministerpräsident Orban und die EU geraten immer wieder aneinander © Zoltan Mathe/Mti/AP/DPA/picture Alliance Hungary Prime Minister Orban and the EU keep coming up . Furthermore, a reform was passed that prescribes public hearings on legal proposals. The parliament should decide further reforms on Tuesday, including the establishment of an "independent authority", which controls the use of the EU funds. Budapest and Brussels in the constant dispute

The EU

activated the so-called right state mechanism

against Hungary in April, which allowed medium cuts. In September, the European Parliament then dismissed Hungary to be a "full -fledged democracy". In addition to rampant corruption, the EU accuses the country's serious deficits in fundamental rights.

Hungary, in turn, is heavily dependent on the EU's billions of billions in view of its massive economic problems. Like the rest of Europe, the Hungarian economy suffers from high inflation and currency weakness as a result of the Russian war against Ukraine.

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