The Hungarian Parliament adopts a resolution in support of the MSPI

At its meeting on Wednesday, 28 April 2021, the Hungarian Parliament almost unanimously (157 for, 1 against) adopted a resolution in support of the Minority SafePack Initiative. The resolution, proposed by the Committe on National Cohesion and the Committe on Nationalities, highlights the achievements of the Initiative – the 1.1 million signatures collected, the public hearing and the resolution of the European Parliament.

“The Parliament is deeply shocked that, contrary to the European Parliament’s resolution in favor of the Minority SafePack, which was adopted by a large majority, the European Commission rejected the initiative in its entirety, not only ignoring the opinion of the European Parliament but disregarding the will of European citizens” – says the resolution. By its decision, the European Commission has missed the historic opportunity to demonstrate its commitment to European autochthonous minorities and to support and protect their culture, points out the document.

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