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NATO: Viktor Orban plays with the nerves of the Swedes


DECRYPTION – The Hungarian Parliament voted Monday in favor of Finland joining the Alliance, but Sweden will still have to wait.

The Fidesz-KDNP parliamentary majority approved Finland's NATO membership on Monday, but for Sweden it's more complicated.

The President of the Republic, Katalin Novak, the Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, and his Minister of Foreign Affairs, Péter Szijjarto, publicly state that they support its membership.

Generally, the wishes of Viktor Orban are orders that are not disputed within his party and which are approved as one man by the Parliament, acquired by two thirds.

However, ten months have passed since the Scandinavian country submitted its application to join the military alliance, and Hungarian MPs procrastinate so much that they are the last, with the Turks, not to have it ratified.

For what?

This is the Hungarian enigma.

Last fall, Budapest initially took shelter behind Turkey, arguing that an agreement had to be reached first between Ankara and the candidates, suggesting that Orban was acting in the interest of his ally Recep Tayyip …

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Source: lefigaro

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