With the former president returning to the White House, the two countries will have a “best” relationship, the secretary of state said
Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto has said that his conservative government can look forward to “Best political relationship ever” with the US if Donald Trump is re-elected in 2024.
“We work alongside the people who are elected here in the United States,” Szijjarto told Fox News on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Thursday. “Well, but we have to be honest: If you look at the relationship, then the political relationship under [a] conservative or Republican government or less [a] Democratic administration, there is a big change”.
Former President Donald Trump is an admirer of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, passionate about praise on Orban while in office and launched the Prime Minister’s re-election bid “Full Support” this early year. Both leaders oppose mass immigration and portray themselves as opponents of liberalism and globalism – and both have received backlash from NGOs and NGOs. media for these views, with the EU also threatening to cut funding to Hungary.
President Joe Biden, by contrast, openly referred to Orban’s government as “Totalitarian regime,” finished a tax treaty with the Central European country, and invited every EU leader except Orban went to a ‘Summit for Democracy’ last year.
“Under President Trump, we have had the best political relationship ever between the two countries, [the] best relationship ever,” Szijjarto told Fox. “We have great respect for President Trump.”
When asked if Hungary would like to see Trump return to the White House in 2024, Szijjarto said he “quite certain” same “the best” The relationship will resume when Trump runs for re-election and wins.
Orban and Trump have also found common ground about the conflict in Ukraine. Trump has repeatedly criticized Biden for sending tens of billions of dollars in weapons to Ukraine, accusing his successor of taking risks. “Third World War.” Orban, who has refused to allow weapons to enter Ukraine via the Hungarian border, publicly stated in July that the conflict would not happen. “If we were a little luckier and at this crucial hour, the President of the United States of America is called Donald Trump.”
Trump is widely believed to be preparing to announce his candidacy in 2024 and said earlier this month that he would “Make a decision in the very near future.”
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