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Orbán, Le Pen and Wilders wish to type a joint group within the EU Parliament

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Gets a brand new group: the European Parliament

Source: dpa/Jean-Francois Badias

The group may grow to be the third strongest drive within the newly elected European Parliament: the Patriots for Europe group. In addition to Marine Le Pen's RN and Orbán's Fidesz social gathering, Matteo Salvini's Lega can be concerned. The German AfD continues to be and not using a associate.

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DThe far-right camp within the European Parliament is reorganising itself: Marine Le Pen's French Rassemblement National (RN) desires to hitch the “Patriots for Europe” group of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, as his authorities spokesman Zoltan Kovacs confirmed on Monday within the on-line service X. The group may thus grow to be the third strongest drive within the newly elected European Parliament.

RN chief Jordan Bardella had already declared on Sunday night that his social gathering's MPs would grow to be a part of “a large group that will influence the balance of power in Europe.” The chief of the Italian Lega social gathering, Matteo Salvini, additionally introduced on Monday that he wished to hitch the group.

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Geert Wilders can be a part of the crew

At the top of June, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán introduced the formation of a brand new far-right faction comprising his Fidesz social gathering, the Austrian FPÖ and the ANO social gathering from the Czech Republic. Since then, 5 different events have joined him: Vox from Spain, the Portuguese Chega, the Danish People's Party, the Belgian Vlaams Belang and the Party for Freedom of the Dutch anti-Islamist Geert Wilders.

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The group plans to formally announce its founding after a primary assembly on Monday afternoon.

It is more likely to have a minimum of 79 members, making it the third strongest drive within the newly elected European Parliament, forward of the second far-right group of the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) of Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni and the liberal group Renew. The German AfD is at the moment nonetheless non-attached.

https://www.welt.de/politik/ausland/article252410894/Orban-Le-Pen-und-Wilders-wollen-gemeinsame-Fraktion-im-EU-Parlament-gruenden.html