Hungary digs heels in over EU embargo on Russian oil

Euractiv | May 11, 2022 at 8:08 AM
  • But comments from Budapest did not suggest an imminent breakthrough, with Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto saying the leaders’ dinner marked “a small step forward” but that a lot more work was needed.
  • Some in EU hub Brussels made the link with the Commission, which criticises Orbán for undercutting the rule of law, blocking Hungary’s access to billions of euros intended to help economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.