PM Orban receives European Commission vice-president
Prime Minister Viktor Orban held talks with European Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas in his office in Budapest on Friday afternoon, Bertalan Havasi, head of the Prime Minister's Press Office, told the Hungarian state news agency (MTI). The meeting focused on the war in Ukraine and the resulting humanitarian crisis.
The two politicians stated that their primary goal was to restore peace in Ukraine as soon as possible, and agreed that the European Union should represent a unified position throughout those efforts. The vice president of the EC praised the helpfulness Hungarian NGOs and citizens extended to refugees fleeing the Ukraine, which he saw first-hand while visiting the border. He promised that the EU would support these efforts.