Hungary´s strongman PM Viktor Orban likened EU with Soviet tyranny.
Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán
Hungary´s leader PM Viktor Orbán, delivered stinging critics against the European Union on Thursday, likening EU bureaucracy to Soviet tyranny, and declared the need to defend the country from foreign domination, like Hungary did in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Locked in dispute with Brussels for more than a year over several topics like economic policy, the central bank, media freedoms and the judiciary, Orbán put himself on a collision course with the European Union. This will not help to Hungary in the government´s attempts to secure credits of €20bn (£17bn) to keep Hungary afloat.
Addressing tens of thousands of supporters on Hungary’s national day, Orbán accused the EU of illegitimate interference in the country.
“We do not need the unsolicited assistance of foreigners wanting to guide our hands,” Orbán declared in a reference to Brussels’ demands…READ MORE HERE