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Cabinet Office Chief Rogán: Left Tried to Benefit to Hungary’s Detriment

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.12.14.

The political left sought to gain advantage to the detriment of Hungary when it called for blocking European Union funding to the country, Antal Rogán, the cabinet chief, said late on Sunday.

Rogán told pro-Fidesz news broadcaster Hír TV’s evening programme that the blocking of funding would have harmed Hungarian businesses and farmers but the Hungarian left would have accepted it in hope of winning the 2022 parliamentary elections.

The recent agreement reached on the EU budget and recovery fund has been the victory of common sense because swift action is what matters most at the time of a pandemic and assistance must not be tied to political conditions, he said.

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US financier George Soros is now disappointed and “when the master is disappointed” then the left wing is certainly not satisfied with the results, either, Rogán added.

Rogán criticised Brussels for pushing an action plan focusing on gender issues and migration in the middle of a crisis. The reason is clear: the left wing hopes to gain votes “with the help of migrants”, he said.

Hungary’s position is clear: resources must be granted to families instead of migrants, Rogán said.

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Hungary and Poland have been the targets of attacks because they are the two states in Europe with purely right-wing governments, he said.

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