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“As long as the Fidesz-Christian Democrat alliance is in government, Stop Soros and the constitutional amendment will remain intact, because the Hungarian people have made it clear that they do not want Hungary to be made into a country of immigrants,” the ruling Fidesz party said in a statement
Pál Völner, ministry of Justice’s Parliamentary State Secretary, said the government had responded to the commission in writing stating that the Hungarian legislation does not contravene either EU or international law
Hungary's responses have had to be delivered in an unreasonably short deadline in the case of three particularly important infringement procedures: mandatory resettlement quota, the transparency of civil organizations and the amendment of the Act on Higher Education
The EC has urged member states that have refused to take in migrants - specifically Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic - to step up their efforts to relocate illegal immigrants from Greece and Italy
Infringement procedures – a legal tool designed to make sure European laws are harmonized – arise from time to time for all EU members states. It’s just part of life in a union comprising 28 countries and one set of European acquis.