PM Orbán: Hungarian German Relations ‘In Great Shape’

  • 13 Jun 2018 9:08 AM
  • Hungary Matters
PM Orbán: Hungarian German Relations ‘In Great Shape’
Asked about German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s comment that Hungary’s border fence also protects Germany, Orbán said Hungarian- German relations “are in great shape”, adding that he had never been in favour of pitting the two countries or their leaders against each other.

Orbán asked Germany to be tolerant of Hungary, arguing that - though it is against its interests - Hungary accepts that there are Schengen countries - like Germany - that have taken in hundreds of thousands of migrants.

Germany should be tolerant of Hungary’s decision not to allow migrants onto its territory, Orbán said.

“If we are tolerant towards each other, we can preserve our strategic partnership,” he said and expressed the conviction that common sense would continue to prevail in German- Hungarian relations.

MTI photo: Kovács Tamás

 

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