Hungary’s ruling conservative Fidesz party protested against the recently unveiled statue of the leader of the Russian revolutionary Vladimir Ilyich Lenin in the western German city of Gelsenkirchen, conservative dailyMagyar Nemzetreports.
“All the while that the politicians of the European Union make enthusiastic statements about reigning in extremist manifestations, in one of their member states today they celebrate the mass murderer and creator of the totalitarian Soviet state, a fact that does not register with those who so often criticize Hungary,” Fidesz said in a statement released to national news agencyMTI.
They added that public remembrance of Lenin offends the memory of the victims of Communism and of their descendants.
The statement also said that on behalf of the party, Fidesz MEP Andrea Bocskor will address a written question to the European Commission, asking what concrete measures they plan to prevent worshiping the promoters of…
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