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Minister: Hungary will not vote for the latest EU sanctions package!

Hungary will refrain from voting for the latest EU sanctions package unless it finds a solution to Hungary’s concerns about energy security, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó wrote on Facebook on Sunday.

“Today I spoke again on the phone with a friend of the President of the United Nations General Assembly, Shahid Abdullah, who often consults about the war in Ukraine,” Szijjártó wrote.

He asked him to continue to exert UN pressure to secure a ceasefire and build peace.

“Ensuring peace as soon as possible will be of great benefit to us Hungarians.”

He added.

Regarding the recently proposed EU sanctions package, the minister was well aware that Shahid Abdullah had voted for all the sanctions packages so far, but the latest one would threaten the security of Hungary’s energy supply. Stated.

“I will not vote for this package”

Szijjártó wrote.

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Source: MTI

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