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Hungary cancels Baerbock’s journey at brief discover

Hungary cancels Baerbock's trip Photo: Virginia Mayo/AP/dpa

Hungary cancels Baerbock journey Photo

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After Hungary's Prime Minister Orban's controversial journey to Moscow, Foreign Minister Baerbock wished to speak to her colleague in Budapest. However, the assembly won’t happen in the meanwhile.

A visit to Budapest deliberate for Monday by Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock won’t happen. The Hungarian aspect canceled Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto's appointment with Baerbock at brief discover, because the Foreign Office confirmed within the night. The journey might be rescheduled for a later date. The German aspect regretted the cancellation. “A serious and honest personal conversation between the two foreign ministers would have been important in view of Prime Minister Orbán's surprising and uncoordinated trip to Moscow,” the Foreign Office mentioned.

Hungary took over the rotating EU Council Presidency on July 1. Prime Minister Viktor Orban provoked EU and NATO companions on Friday with an uncoordinated go to to Russian President Vladimir Putin. EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen made it clear that she sees Orban's solo motion as a menace to the credibility of the European Union. Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) made it clear that Orban was travelling to Putin as Prime Minister of Hungary and never because the EU's overseas coverage consultant.