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OFFICIAL: LOCAL GOVTS SHOW EXEMPLARY COOPERATION ON PRESSURING EU SANCTIONS POLICY

 

Hungarian local authorities have shown “unprecedented” cooperation in pressuring the European Commission to change sanctions policies and at the same time unlock EU funding for Hungary, the head of the Association of Cities with County Rights (MJVSZ) said in Kaposvár, in southern Hungary, on Tuesday. The petition sent to EC president Ursula von der Leyen 6 weeks ago has been signed by 2,551 local councils, or 80% of the total, Károly Szita (Fidesz-KDNP) told a press conference.