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Orbán Expresses Condolences to Families of Those Killed in US Capitol Riot

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.01.08.

Commenting on the storming of the US Capitol by President Donald Trump’s supporters on Wednesday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán expressed his condolences to the families of those who were killed in the riot.

In an interview with public broadcaster Kossuth Radio on Friday, Orbán said that “We don’t like it when others put labels on us, therefore we won’t label other countries, either,” the prime minister said. “We’re not going to interfere in what’s going on in America right now, that’s their own business. We’re rooting for them and hoping that they’ll succeed in solving their own problems.”

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He added, however, that the left wing had “resorted to the use of violence in Hungary as well”, saying that they had “besieged the Parliament building” together with opposition politicians and the building had to be protected by a police cordon.

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