May 14th, 2019
Monday's meeting between Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and US President Donald Trump "shows that Orban is a defining leader in the European Union", Petra Halko, analyst for think-tank Szazadveg, told public television M1 on Tuesday. Halko said the timing of Orban's invitation had been deliberate. "It sends the message that the Hungarian prime minister and the US president held a meeting of great strategic significance in the final straight of the European parliamentary election campaign," the analyst said. "The message is that Viktor Orban's policy is worthy of attention and following," she added.