Commission wants to cut €7.5 billion in subsidies to Hungary

Due to corruption and other violations of the rule of law in Hungary, the European Commission has proposed cutting payments of around €7.5 billion from the EU budget to the country. The money is not sufficiently protected from misuse in Hungary, EU Budget Commissioner Johannes Hahn said Sunday. It is the first time that the Brussels authority has taken such a step due to the shortcomings in the rule of law of an EU state.

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