The European Parliament voted on Wednesday to sanction Hungary for neglecting norms on democracy, civil rights and corruption in a first bid to launch the punitive process of the EU treaty’s Article 7.
Poland said it will oppose any sanctions imposed by the EU on fellow member Hungary, accused of floating EU rules on democracy. “Every country has its sovereign right to make internal reforms it deems appropriate,” Poland’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement late on Wednesday. “Actions aimed against member states serve only deepening divides in the EU, increasing citizens’ current lack of confidence to European institutions.”
We are talking about the Union that faithfully followed the US empire in supporting the neo-nazis in Ukraine.
This is the Union that contributed to Gaddafi's ugly ending and the subsequent chaos in Libya.
This is the Union that remains completely silent in front of the Yemen humanitarian disaster, caused by the US-Saudi evil alliance.
This is the Union that walks hand-in-hand with the US and its brutal proxies in Syria that caused endless disaster and suffering.
This is the Union that sits back and watches the Israli crimes against Palestinians.
This is the Union that contributed to the destruction of the Greek economy. The Union that participated in the implementation of the brutal neoliiberal policies dictated by the IMF, the ECB and the European Commission, to save the bankers.
This is the Union that exhibited some "humanitarian sensitivity" by packing thousands of refugees in Greek islands under inhuman conditions and paid Turkey to keep them in its soil.
And now, these hypocrites want to punish Hungary for neglecting norms on democracy, civil rights and corruption! Zero self-criticism, total denial of reality, tons of smugness and arrogance. The Roman empire fell for similar reasons. Brexit is only the beginning ...