The Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbánjustifies its rejection of the entry of Ukraine at the European Union (EU) because it is not prepared for negotiations and does not meet the conditions, among other things because “It is one of the most corrupt countries in the world.”
In an interview published by the French weekly Le Pointon the occasion of your visit to Paris for a working dinner yesterday Thursday with French President Emmanuel Macron, the head of the Hungarian nationalist government warns that “We cannot make the decision to start a membership negotiation process.”
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On the eve of the European Council of next December 14th and 15thwhere this issue will be at the center of the discussions of the leaders of the Twenty-Seven, Orbán emphasizes that its position from a legal point of view “It’s not exactly a veto. Let’s say I don’t contribute to making what seems like a bad decision”.
As for the form, it specifies that, in accordance with its idea of the functioning mechanisms in the EU, “When everyone disagrees, there is no decision.”
On merit, consider that Ukraine are going through a difficult situation because “suffer the Russian invasion” forks “lawful” that the European Council sends him signals of support, something he supports, but in his opinion these signals should not be the opening of negotiations for entry into the EU.
The Hungarian Prime Minister gives two reasons: that the Ukrainians “They are not ready to negotiate” and that Europeans, in turn, are not “willing to accept them as members.” in full right.
It insists that the Hungarians, who are neighbors of Ukraineyou know “exactly”What is the situation in Ukraine, which is not what Brussels presents in the reports published in preparation for a possible opening of negotiations, nor what other countries such as France or the Netherlands say.
He states that the report of the European Commissionaccording to which Ukraine already meets four of the seven established conditions, “it’s simply false” because Ukraine is “one of the most corrupt countries in the world.”
Although he Elysium no content of the discussions between Macron It is Orbán, Le Point The Hungarian Prime Minister is said to have tried to convince the French President that, instead of starting accession talks, the HUH should propose to the Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelensky, “a strategic alliance”.
The weekly adds that two leaders remained in their positions starting at the end of the work dinner.
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