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Despite the losses, Orban’s party is first in Hungary

The party of Hungarian nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, who had described the European elections as “historic”, came first on Sunday but recorded a clear decline, according to some results announced in the early hours of Monday. His party, Fidesz, received more than 43% of the vote, with 60% of ballots counted, compared to the 52.2% it received in the previous European elections in 2019. It may be Fidesz’s worst performance since Orban’s return to the central European country’s leadership in 2010. Orban, 61, who remains highly critical of Brussels and has ties to Moscow, has stepped up attacks on the EU and NATO, accusing them of dragging down member states. in a “world war”. At the end of these elections, Orbán hopes for a reshaping of the European Parliament with the creation of a large pro-sovereignty group. In these elections there was a record turnout of over 56%. A total of nearly 8 million […]
Source: News Beast

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