RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
RFE/RL NEWSLINE 20 December 1999
HUNGARIAN FAR-RIGHT LEADER WANTS REFERENDUM ON JOINING EU.
Justice and Life Party Istvan Csurka on 19 December said a
referendum should be called on whether Hungary should join
the EU, Hungarian media reported. He said the public must
be given "an accurate picture of the advantages and
disadvantages" of accession. Among the latter, he counted
the possible isolation of "beyond borders Hungarians" as a
result of the Schengen agreement. MS
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