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Bolting it shut: Hungary gets parliamentary nod set to challenge EU migrant quota plan

Nov 17, 2015    

Budapest: Hungary's parliament today cleared the way for the government next month to challenge the EU's contentious scheme to share 160,000 migrants around Europe via mandatory quotas.The vote was subsequently approved by 141 lawmakers with 41 against and one abstention; theJustice Minister of Hungary Laszlo Trocsanyi said that the case will be filed at European Court of Justice in Luxembourg in early December. According to the text of the bill, the quota "ignores the (EU's) principle of subsidiarity and fails to grant national parliaments the opportunity to express their opinion". ...

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