Cameron to hold talks with Orbán in Budapest Thursday
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British Prime Minister David Cameron is scheduled to visit Budapest Thursday for a meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, state news agency MTI said yesterday. The leaders are expected to discuss their shared opposition to European Union quotas on accepting immigrants.
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Cameron, who is hoping to placate eurosceptics in his own country, wants to be seen as taking a harder line against the EU leadership, according to reports. The British prime minister is said to be looking for allies among the Visegrad Four countries in his conflicts with Brussels over issues such as migration.
Cameron and Orbán will hold talks in Parliament in the afternoon, to be followed by a joint press conference, MTI said. Cameron is also scheduled to meet with Hungaryʼs President János Áder at the Sándor Palace.
Orbán last had talks with Cameron before an EU summit on migration, held in in Brussels in December, and the two reportedly scheduled the January 7 meeting then.
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