01 Dec, 23

Orban Says Ukraine’s EU Accession Not Currently In Hungary’s Interest

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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said opening European Union accession negotiations with Ukraine is not currently in Budapest’s interest and that the 27-member bloc should opt instead for a “strategic partnership” with the war-wracked country. In a progress report last month, the European Commission — the bloc’s executive body — recommended opening EU accession negotiations with Ukraine once it meets the required conditions after gaining candidate status together with much smaller Moldova in June last year.Orban, a right-wing populist…

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