There is no reason to change Hungary’s foreign policy orientation and its approach to the Russian-Ukrainian war as a result of the weekend’s events in Russia, Viktor Orbán said after the V4 prime ministers’ meeting in Bratislava. New word According to his statement.
“Hungary’s foreign policy is sovereign and there is no reason to change the direction we have followed so far in the Russo-Ukraine war,” Orban said, adding that they continue to strive for peace.
Slovak Prime Minister Lajos Odor declared the consultation a success, with the prime ministers agreeing on the most important points. According to him, the V4 countries reject the forced distribution of illegal refugees and insist on accepting a compromise solution to which the majority of member states can nod.
The Hungarian Prime Minister also spoke about illegal migration, saying that Hungary’s position on the matter remains unchanged. The solution is that if someone submits an application to enter the territory of the Union, that person must remain physically outside the European borders until the application is adjudicated. “If we say that after the formalities are over, only those who have the permission of one of the member states can enter the Union Territory, we have already passed this tragedy” Orban said. According to him, the European Union does not want to take this decisive step, unfortunately the new migration proposal of the European Commission does not reach this goal, so we must continue to fight on this matter.
According to the MTI report, the prime minister said regarding the Western Balkans case: He visited several countries in the region last week and was pleased to hear the common position that the Balkan countries should have a process of joining the European Union. Accelerator is being maintained. According to him, most of the attention is focused on Ukraine, but there are other problems, and attention should also be paid to the Balkan region, where there are tensions that require a sophisticated, complex solution, and dealing with them is fraught. Mistakes on the part of the Union and no success so far.
A Balkans policy that provides a clear member perspective to the people living there is needed, Orban said. It is unacceptable to foster the feeling that Ukraine can enter the EU sooner than the countries that have been members for many years.The prime ministers also reviewed the issue of the Russian-Ukrainian war, but according to Orban, the goal was not to make this topic a focus of joint cooperation. Hungary shares concerns about grain from Ukraine. “We support it reaching its destinations outside of Europe from Ukraine, but we don’t support this grain staying here in Hungary, for example, destroying the entire Hungarian grain market,” Orban said.