Szijjártó reacts to Swedish minister’s remarks

Visits

Hungary and Hungarians deserve greater respect from the Swedish European affairs minister, state secretary for foreign and trade affairs Péter Szijjártó said, in reaction to Birgitta Ohlsson’s criticism of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.

Ohlsson was reported as saying “Orbán’s lot are looking to Russia for their political model, and instead of a liberal democracy it treats the illiberal state and labour-based society as its values while handling defenders of rights and the civil sector as obstacles...” Szijjártó said in a statement that it is “unacceptable” that the minister had  made up “pure lies” about "Hungary  and the Hungarian people”. 

ADVERTISEMENT

Gen Gov't Deficit to Reach 6.1% of GDP in 2022 - Varga Analysis

Gen Gov't Deficit to Reach 6.1% of GDP in 2022 - Varga

Horthy Statue to be Unveiled in Parliament Parliament

Horthy Statue to be Unveiled in Parliament

UPS Appoints Regional Director Appointments

UPS Appoints Regional Director

Completion of Metro Line M3 Renovation Delayed City

Completion of Metro Line M3 Renovation Delayed

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.