EPP votes to suspend Hungary’s Fidesz party

The powerful center-right alliance in the European Parliament has voted to suspend membership of Viktor Orban’s party. Ahead of the vote Orban said that Fidesz would quit the EPP if its membership was suspended.

The European People’s party voted on Wednesday to suspend membership for Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party, dw.com informs.

Delegates of the main center-right alliance in the European Parliament are opposed to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s authoritarian style and anti-European Union, anti-migration policies.

Campaign posters for the upcoming European elections taking aim at EC President Jean-Claude Juncker and businessman George Soros were a particular point of contention.

EC President Jean-Claude Junckereuropean people's partyFideszHungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbansuspend
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