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Hungary PM has no plans to introduce death penalty - chief of staff| Reuters

May 01, 2015    

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Thursday informed leading European politicians that the country was not planning to reintroduce the death penalty, only talk about the issue, Chief of Staff Janos Lazar told a press conference.Orban said on Tuesday that the death penalty should be "kept on the agenda" as previous criminal law measures were not adequate deterrents, even though the European Union forbids the use of capital punishment."The Prime Minister does not plan to introduce the death penalty," Lazar said. "There is a debate about the int...

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