- 28 Aug 2014 9:00 AM
Aiming to increase Hungary’s exports to countries outside the EU to 50%, Orbán is driving Hungary away from Europe not only ideologically but economically, too, Niedermüller insisted.
While the government earlier boasted about managing to repay loans from the IMF and the World Bank, it was now about to take out another huge loan, this time from Russia, he said, referring to an interstate loan to pay for the upgrade of the Paks nuclear power station. In response, the ruling Fidesz party voiced the government’s commitment to Hungary’s EU membership.
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