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PM Orbán Discusses Migration, Economic Ties with Leading Brazilian Politician

MTI-Hungary Today 2019.04.18.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán discussed the dangers of migration, Hungarian-Brazilian economic ties and the protection of Christian values with Brazilian congressman Eduardo Bolsonaro, the son of Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro, in his office on Thursday, the PM’s press chief said.

photo by Balázs Szecsődi/PM’s Press Office

Orbán and Bolsonaro were in agreement that their countries saw eye-to-eye on key political and strategic issues, Bertalan Havasi said.

Szijjártó: Hungary and Brazil Share Positions On Key Political and Strategic Issues

As regards the issue of migration, Orbán and Bolsonaro noted that Hungary and Brazil both rejected the United Nations’ global migration compact. Both countries consider the representation of Christian values and national interests in foreign policy to be important and both reject the exertion of political pressure by “NGOs disguised as civil organisations”, they said.

Orbán Holds Talks with Bolsonaro

Orbán and Bolsonaro highlighted farming technology, water management and the health industry as the primary areas of bilateral cooperation. The two countries will also bolster their research ties, they noted, adding that Hungary has pledged to increase the number of scholarships offered to Brazilian students.

featured photo by Balázs Szecsődi/PM’s Press Office