EU gives Hungary more time to take remedial measures

The Justice and Home Affairs Council made the decision on the extension.

Justice Minister Judit Varga said European Union justice and interior ministers voted to push back a deadline for Hungary to take remedial measures in the framework of a conditionality mechanism procedure by two months to Dec. 19. The Justice and Home Affairs Council took the decision on the extension “in light of the professional and efficient implementation of commitments Hungary has made in the interest of reaching an agreement with the [European] Commission”, Minister Varga said on Facebook.