‘Germany To Remain Reliable Partner’

  • 12 Apr 2018 7:02 AM
  • Hungary Matters
‘Germany To Remain Reliable Partner’
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has extended her “heartfelt congratulations” to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on his election victory and said Hungary could continue to count on Germany as a “reliable partner”, the PM’s press chief said on Tuesday.

“Hungary and Germany are bound together by a long and fruitful shared history and partnership,” Merkel wrote in a telegram.

“You can continue to rely on Germany as a reliable partner in our work on European and bilateral affairs,” the chancellor wrote. Merkel wished Orbán good luck, strength and success for his next term.

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