Swedish NATO accession: the Hungarian parliament can vote on the agenda in an extraordinary session on Tuesday

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s resolution to signal the resolution on Sweden’s NATO accession put the Fidesz faction below critical strain, which had not supported the situation of Sweden’s NATO accession being put on the agenda in the Hungarian Parliament since the summer season of 2022, writes the Free Europe.

The faction of the governing events beforehand acknowledged that Hungary wouldn’t be the final NATO member state to vote on the situation, so it was pressured to behave attributable to the Turkish announcement. The MSZP initiated an extraordinary assembly of the House Committee relating to the case, the place they can determine whether or not the situation will probably be put on the agenda of the Parliament.

In their letter, they requested Speaker László Kövér to convene the Parliament on February 5, i.e. subsequent Monday, so the query of accession can be determined at the extraordinary session.

Although the draft legislation on ratification was submitted a yr in the past, the Fidesz-KDNP has to this point voted down the opposition initiatives to debate it. However, it can now imply a lack of status if the resolution is delayed. Prime Minister Viktor Orbán invited Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson to a gathering final week, which can happen earlier than Thursday’s EU summit.

László Kövér stated final week that he doesn’t help Sweden becoming a member of NATO and doesn’t contemplate the state of affairs disagreeable as a result of “somebody must be the final”.

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