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Fidesz supported the EPP’s declaration abroad but they didn’t support it in Hungary

At the last congress of the European People's Party (EPP) in Malta the EPP members made a political declaration condemning Russia's disinformation and propaganda campaign activity.

They also asked for common action to stand up against the manipulation by the Kremlin. According to the declaration "Russia's constant, meticulous efforts to distort facts, manipulate reality, foster distrust in the democratic process and even interfere in Western elections are absolutely unacceptable". The declaration is titled "Russian disinformation undermining Western democracy". On March 29th and 30th the representatives of Hungarian ruling Fidesz also accepted the statement. Only two months later they changed their minds in Budapest. At a Hungarian parliamentary committee meeting they voted against a draft resolution with exactly the same content.

Last Updated on Thursday, 18 May 2017 18:40

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