- 11 Jun 2014 9:00 AM
Last Wednesday, Hungarian ambassador to Oslo Géza Jeszenszky was summoned to the Norwegian foreign ministry in connection with the Norway Grants. Before his meeting Jeszenszky told Magyar Nemzet daily there had been “a regrettable dispute between the Hungarian and Norwegian governments.
We hope, however, that this will be settled swiftly.”
The Ökotárs foundation, which handles the funding, earlier said that the director of the Brussels-based Financial Mechanism Office, the decision-making authority for the EEA Grants, had told cabinet chief János Lázár that Hungarian government bodies had no right of control over NGO programmes within the Norway Grants scheme.
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