PM: This world order has reached its end
The world we have been living in cannot “go on any longer, as we know it”, and European democracy is in danger, while the dominance of the western economy is reaching its end, Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said today at a meeting of the Hungarian Diaspora Council, Hungarian online daily index.hu reported.
The Hungarian Diaspora Councilʼs meeting today. (Photo: MTI/Szilárd Koszticsák)
The order of the world economy is changing according to the prime minister; the world economy’s “center of gravity” is moving from West to East – a trend which is also true of the “worldʼs military era”, Orbán added.
The political discourse based on human rights is “slowly reaching its end” and the “export of western democracy has failed”, the Hungarian leader said. He added that he believes that the export of democracy caused more trouble for the world then good, which is “sad but true”, index.hu reported. “We need to get back to real politics”, he was quoted as saying.
Orbán said that the economy of the European Union is “only growing because it is being pulled by countries in the Central Eastern European region”, index.hu reported.
According to Orbán there is a “democracy problem” in Europe because there is a “huge gap between the elite and the people, and people and the elite want different things”, index.hu said. Orbán does not believe that democracy has reached its end in Europe, however, if “Brussels does not change its politics, democracy will end”, Orbán reportedly said.
He once again reiterated that Europe is being invaded, in reference to refugees arriving on the continent, and “migrants” are “being brought in by human rights activists, human traffickers and certain EU politicians”, index.hu reported. Orbán reportedly said that “bad European politics” was one of the causes of the Paris terror attacks, adding that it is “absurd” how easily “migrants” can get into Europe, index.hu reported.
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