January 30, 2023

Hungary’s Victor Orban criticized Ukraine’s Zhelensky in his election speech

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban will address a rally on April 3, 2022, at the Balna building on the banks of the Danube in Budapest, next to the election site of members of the Fidesz party. – Said the nationalist Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. A “massive victory” in the general election, to some extent, gave his Fidesz party the lead. (Photo by Atila Gispenetech / AFP) (Photo by Getty Images by Atila Gispenetech / AFP)

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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban summoned one of his opponents, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Zhelensky, on Sunday evening. Following the massive election victory of the nationalist leader.

Orban and his right-wing Fidesz party won a comfortable majority over the opposition United for Hungary on Sunday, despite expectations of stiff competition.

In a 10-minute speech to his supporters following the election, he claimed victory, and later denounced what he described as “too much force” against himself and his campaign – including Zhelensky.

“Leftists at home, the international community around, the Brussels bureaucracy, the [George] The Soros Empire spent all its money, the international mainstream media, and eventually even the President of Ukraine, “he said in a translation of The Associated Press.

The 58-year-old Orban often bragged about his close relationship Russian President Vladimir Putin, But that merger posed a major challenge to his ruling Fidesz party’s election campaign. Hungary receives 85% of its gas and 64% of its oil from Russia, and is proud to be the first EU country to purchase the Covit-19 vaccine made in Russia – although it is not recognized by European regulators.

However, Orban condemned Russia Unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, And was loyal to the EU. His government, along with other EU member states, has endorsed Russian oligarchy and tough sanctions against the Russian economy. Welcomed nearly 400,000 Ukrainian refugees.

Hungary is also a member of NATO and is open to providing troops from the military alliance on its border. But it has rejected any energy embargo on Moscow and banned the shipment of dangerous weapons directly to Ukraine via Hungary.

On Saturday Zelenskyy said the Hungarian leader was not in contact with the rest of the EU. According to Sky News, he called himself “the only person in Europe who openly supports Mr. Putin.”

“Europe as a whole is trying to stop the war and restore peace … Then why is the official Budapest against the whole of Europe and all civilized nations?”