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25th Jun 2022

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Momentum grows for Orban expulsion from EPP

Two centre-right Belgian parties and a Luxemburgish one (CD&V, CDH, and CSV) have written to Joseph Daul, the head of the centre-right EPP party in the European Parliament, calling for the "exclusion" of Hungarian leader Viktor Orban's Fidesz party from the group. The Portuguese CDS-People's Party, the Dutch Christian Democratic Appeal, Sweden's Moderate Party, and Finland's National Coalition Party have also indicated that they were likely to back the move.

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