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Rumor: President Trump And PM Orbán May Meet In May

Tamás Székely 2017.02.06.

US President Donald Trump and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán could meet for talks on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Brussels in May, news portal index.hu reported.

Trump, who had a phone conversation with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Sunday, agreed to attend a meeting of NATO leaders in Europe in late May. “The leaders discussed how to encourage all NATO allies to meet their defense spending commitments,” a statement by the White House reads.

Although Hungary is among those NATO member states, which spend on defense much less than expected by the military alliance, a meeting between the two leaders has been on the agenda since their phone conversation in November as they share similar views on many issues, including the handling of the migration crisis or the Russia sanctions.

Read more about the prospects of USA-Hungary relations here and here.

via index.hu