EU slams Hungary and Poland over democratic standards
01 October 2020 | 9:00 am
Budapest and Warsaw remain on collision course with the EU as Brussels airs "serious concern" over judicial independence in the two member states. The criticism has been dismissed by Hungary as "flawed" and "unfounded."
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