Orbán congratulates Johnson on election win

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MTI/Miniszterelnöki Sajtóiroda/Gergely Botár

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has sent U.K. PM Boris Johnson a congratulatory letter on winning yesterdayʼs general election in the United Kingdom, Orbánʼs press chief Bertalan Havasi told state news wire MTI. 

Boris Johnson and Viktor Orbán at the 2019 NATO Summit in London. (Photo: MTI/Prime Ministerʼs Press Office/Gergely Botár)

"This result has made it clear that democracy can only be built upon the will of the electorate," Orbán wrote. "I wish to congratulate you on having succeeded in enforcing the will of your people which wishes to secure sovereignty outside the European Union."

At the end of his letter, the Hungarian PM explained that Hungary intends to keep strengthening bilateral economic and political relations on the basis of mutual respect.

According to U.K. broadcaster BBC, the Conservative Party achieved its best electoral result since Margaret Thatcherʼs win in 1987. With one seat left to declare, Johnsonʼs party currently stands at 364 MPs out of 650, as opposed to Labourʼs 203.

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