In Europe saw the strongest threat to democracy since the Soviet Union


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Deputy Prime Minister of the European Commission Jyrki Katainen (Jyrki Katainen) said the main internal threat to enterprises. He told about it on Thursday, November 22, at the event in Brussels, reports RIA Novosti.

According to him, the danger to the present European Union politicians who believe that liberal values are gone. “Some of them are even Prime Ministers and political parties that truly believe that the time of liberal democracy has passed”, — he said, referring to the Hungarian politicians who refuse to implement the decisions of EU migration policy.

Katainen noted that threatened the basic principles of the EU — the rule of law and liberal democracy. “The fundamental values of liberal democracy and a haven after the collapse of the Soviet Union not been such a call”, — he stressed. The politician expects that this theme will be the main during the election campaign to the European Parliament.

The Commissioner concluded that “it is wrong to think that we are talking about simple populism.” He added that politicians who are against European values, truly believe that liberal democracy is over. According to him, that such sentiments represent the greatest internal threat, despite the existence and external threats.

In September the Minister of foreign Affairs of great Britain warned the European Union (EU) from turning into the USSR. According to him, if the EU will start to create obstacles to members of the Association, that the desire of countries to leave it will only grow. Hunt noted that this violates the EU principles, always to defend freedom.

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