Hungary won’t leave EU, it wants to reform it – Orban
Hungary will not leave the European Union but will resist attempts from Brussels to erode its sovereignty, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told his Fidesz party. Nationalist Orban, who faces a close parliamentary election next year for the first time in more than a decade, was re-elected chairman of Fidesz on Sunday. “After communist bureaucracy … we don’t want new dictates this time from Brussels,” Orban told cheering party delegates, adding Hungary would reject western liberalism. In power since 2010, 58-year-old Orban has cast himself as a defender of Hungary’s cultural identity against Muslim migration into Europe and a protector of Christian values against Western liberalism.
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