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Hungarian parliament grants PM Orban special powers to tackle coronavirus crisis

Reuters Monday, 30 March 2020
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban secured extra powers to fight the coronavirus with an open-ended mandate on Monday after parliament passed a law submitted by his government with a strong majority of the ruling Fidesz party.
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Nationalist gov't says emergency powers necessary in crisis but critics fear open-ended rules are vulnerable to abuse.

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