Far-Right Parties in the European Parliament Explained

Far-right and conservative parties from 16 EU countries, including France’s Rassemblement National, Poland’s PiS, Hungary’s Fidesz, and Italy’s Lega, have decided to join forces to make their voice heard in the European debates.

Together, they signed a document calling for deep reform of the EU, paving the way for what some are predicting to become a new political group in the European Parliament. 

But what does it mean to belong to a group and what would be the political implications of such a move? Today, EURACTIV takes a closer look. 

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