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Govt Spox: ‘For Hungarians, it’s Hungary First’

Hungary Today 2018.04.24.

“For Hungarians, it’s Hungary first”, government spokesman Zoltán Kovács said in a letter to the editor of The Washington Post on Monday in response to an opinion blog published in the paper in early April criticising the state of democracy in Hungary.

Kovács cited the April 12 Wonkblog post “Democracy is dying in Hungary. The rest of the world should worry,” and said voter turnout in Hungary’s April 8 elections reached 70.2 percent, the highest it’s been since 2002 and more than eight points higher than it was in 2014.

“Democracy is alive and well in Hungary”,

he added. The full text of the letter can be read online here. In addition, you can find our blog post regarding the importance of the careful language when discussing Orbán and his policies here.

 

via MTI

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