Opposition Calls on FM Szijjártó to Resign

  • 30 Mar 2022 8:44 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Opposition Calls on FM Szijjártó to Resign
The united opposition has called on Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó to resign over press reports suggesting that Russia’s secret services have “practically unlimited access to the information systems of the [Hungarian] foreign ministry”.

In a statement, the opposition parties insisted that Prime Minister Viktor Orbán had “delivered Hungary to Russia” through “deliberately dismantling the government’s cyber security” and slammed him for “hindering joint European action against Russia”.

The opposition has also demanded that the government expel with immediate effect what they called a “Russian spy-bank” from Budapest.

 

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