Gulyás says 'no obstacle' to signing RRF agreement

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Gergely Gulyás, the head of the Prime Minister's Office, said there are no barriers to Hungary signing an agreement on its Recovery and Resilient Facility (RRF) funding from the European Union at a weekly press briefing on Thursday, according to a report by state news wire MTI.

Speaking a day after the European Union's executive said it sent a letter to Hungary on the launch of a conditionality mechanism over rule of law concerns that could result in the suspension of the country's EU funding, Gulyás said the issues raised by the EC have been addressed and solutions found that are "acceptable to both the Commission and the Hungarian government". 

"We have studied the European Commission's letter...there is no obstacle to signing the RRF agreement," he said.

"The only issues raised in the letter are ones we have been negotiating for months with the commission, and we've found common solutions, even though we disagree with the legitimacy of the issues raised," he added.

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