Hungarian PM threatens to leave EU conservative bloc

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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban says his ruling Fidesz party may quit the largest bloc in the European Parliament.

The row between him and the centre-right European People's Party (EPP) continues to heat up ahead of crucial continent-wide elections in May.

Orban says he wants to move the EPP towards a more anti-immigration platform, and his party will meet on March 20 to discuss the matter.

Our Europe Correspondent Kevin Ozebek has more from Brussels.

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