EU holds its breath as Hungary’s Orban vows to ‘Make Europe Great Again’ | EUROtoday

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Hungary’s pro-Kremlin chief Viktor Orban takes over the rotating presidency of the European Council on July 1, simply weeks after fellow nationalist and populist events surged throughout the bloc in European polls. Hungarian diplomats have promised a “normal” presidency over the approaching six months, whereas specialists notice that the position carries restricted powers. But Orban’s selection of slogan for the job suggests the EU’s serial provocateur is unlikely to shun the highlight.