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PM: I have no ‘official relationship’ with Habony

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Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said today at a press conference that the Hungarian government does not employ anyone “with such a name”, when queried by Hungarian daily index.hu about Árpád Habony, also known as Orbán’s advisor.

The PM said that he has “no official relationship” with Habony and he “will never have”, when the issue was brought up again by the same index.hu journalist. Orbán said he would not comment on whether “someone is believed to be” his “advisor” or is mentioned in the press as such.

Earlier news reports suggest that Árpád Habony and Tibor Győri registered Modern Media Group Befektetési és Vagyonkezelő Zrt. (MMG) to act as the central body responsible for the emerging new Fidesz-friendly media empire.

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