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Why the EU is cracking down on Hungary’s migrant policy

14 June 2024

8:48 PM

14 June 2024

8:48 PM

We are set for another high-profile tussle between Budapest and Brussels. Yesterday the EU Court of Justice chose to impose a whopping €200 million fine on the Hungarian government for failing to apply EU asylum laws, a fine that increases by €1 million for every day the infringement continues.

 Politics is never very far from the surface with the EU court

The legalities as ever were murky, but essentially Brussels’s complaint was this.

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