Hungary said they would publish corruption report amid a report circulated about blocking the release of the findings.
Hungary’s ministry of the interior has stated it will release a Council of Europe corruption report on the nation after records emerged that the government blocked the launch of the findings.
Without the organization’s internal policies, it can not have been connected by the organization in Strasbourg without it.
“The government is preparing an action and also an action strategy that will be reviewed with the relevant bodies of the Council of Europe. After the procedure has been completed, we will certainly release the message of the report and the response of the Hungarian federal government,” said the declaration.
The ministry of the interior in a declaration on Wednesday afternoon said the corruption record had been received by the Hungarian government “simply currently”.
The Hungarian government’s statement likewise followed Hungarian MEP István Ujhelyi, of the National Socialist Party, asked for the record to be revealed by the Council of Europe, stating the rate of interest of the Hungarian individuals led the government’s intentions.
Ujhelyi in a declaration said if there was “no lawful possibility to publish the document” he requires an official watching of the file in Strasbourg, where the Council of Europe is headquartered.
No better info was provided on when the report would indeed be published.
Euronews got in touch with the Council of Europe after getting the Hungarian government’s declaration to substantiate when Budapest got the corruption record’s message. The organization revealed that the current GRECO report on Hungary was adopted by the organization in December 2018 and was sent to the Hungarian government soon afterwards.
The Council of Europe Anti-Corruption Firm, GRECO, stated it did not publish its annual report on the situation in Hungary yesterday because the Hungarian federal government did not permit it.