"Nonsense": Orbán is Against Racism, Explains His Foreign Minister

  • 28 Jul 2022 11:08 AM
  • Hungary Matters
"Nonsense": Orbán is Against Racism, Explains His Foreign Minister
Recent accusations of racism levelled against Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s remarks in Baile Tusnad (Tusnádfürdő), were “nonsense” according to Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó.

The FM said, “I have been working in the immediate vicinity of Viktor Orbán for 16 years, and I am fully aware that the heart and soul of his politics is zero tolerance against anti-Semitism and racism,” at a press conference held on another subject.

He added that attacks against Hungary’s government have multiplied since the migration crisis of 2015, and “every similar statement gets twisted.”

He called Frans Timmermans, the European Commission Vice-President who levelled criticism at the government, “one of the most harmful politicians in the history of the EU”.

MTI Photo: Tamás Vasvári

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