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Polish And Hungarian Citizens Will Pay Price For EU Blockade - German Minister

Polish And Hungarian Citizens Will Pay Price For EU Blockade - German Minister

European Union members who reject the rule of law mechanism must be aware that their citizens will have to pay a price for this stance, German Europe Minister Michael Roth said on Tuesday, speaking after a video conference of his EU counterparts.

BERLIN: European Union members who reject the rule of law mechanism must be aware that their citizens will have to pay a price for this stance, German Europe Minister Michael Roth said on Tuesday, speaking after a video conference of his EU counterparts.

Hungary and Poland blocked the adoption of the EU’s 2021-2027 budget and a planned coronavirus recovery fund at a meeting of ambassadors of EU nations on Monday, saying they could not accept a clause making access to EU funds conditional on upholding the rule of law.

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