MOTION FOR A RESOLUTION
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23.6.2017
PE605.559v01-00
 
B8-0441/2017

pursuant to Rule 133 of the Rules of Procedure


on the infringement proceedings launched by the Commission against Hungary, the Czech Republic and Poland in connection with their migration policies.


Marie-Christine Arnautu

Motion for a European Parliament resolution on infringement proceedings launched by the Commission against Hungary, the Czech Republic and Poland in connection with their migration policies  
B8‑0441/2017

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to the infringement proceedings initiated by the Commission on 10 December 2016 and confirmed on 17 May 2017 against Hungary, regarding its legislation on asylum,

–  having regard to the infringement proceedings launched by the Commission on 14 June 2017 against the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland for non-compliance with their obligations under the 2015 Council decisions on relocation,

–  having regard to Rule 133 of its Rules of Procedure,

A.  whereas the Hungarian government intends, in spite of the Commission's threats, to maintain effective control of its borders, which are also the Union’s external borders;

B.  whereas even the President of the French Republic has admitted that the European border protection system will not withstand the next waves of migration(1);

C.  whereas the leaders of European countries have the duty to protect the identity, culture and prosperity of their own people;

1.  Calls on the Commission to halt the proceedings against the above-mentioned Member States with immediate effect;

2.  Calls on the Member States to support the Višegrad group countries and to adopt similar migration policies.

(1)

Interview with Emmanuel Macron in the Figaro: ‘L’Europe n’est pas un supermarché’(‘Europe is not a supermarket’) (21.6.2017).

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