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25th May 2017

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Orban's anti-migrant constitutional change fails

Hungary's prime minister Viktor Orban's anti-migrant constitutional amendments failed to get the necessary two-thirds majority in parliament on Tuesday. Orban submitted the changes despite a referendum on 2 October, that rejected EU migrant quotas, being invalid. Orban needed just two votes, but far-right Jobbik, left-wing opposition parties and independents did not support the bill.

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