Hungarian parliament ratifies Croatia's EU Accession Treaty
The Hungarian parliament on Monday evening ratified Croatia's European Union Accession Treaty with a large majority, the Hungarian news agency MTI reported.
The treaty was ratified with 334 votes in favour, there were five abstentions and no votes against, the Croatian Foreign and European Ministry confirmed.
Hungary is the second of the EU's 27 countries to ratify the treaty. Slovakia did so first on February 1.
Croatia signed the Accession Treaty in Brussels on December 9. Ratification in all EU countries should be completed by 30 June 2013 so that Croatia can join on July 1.