Orban underscores EU Parliament’s double standards
While the European Union has been raising allegations of corruption against Hungary, the institution itself has become embroiled in a corruption scandal – much to the delight of the Hungarian Prime Minister, who makes no secret of it on Twitter.
Published: December 13, 2022, 8:25 am
The corruption scandal, which is now known as “Qatargate”, involving the Greek socialist Eva Kaili and suspects from Italy, has severely damaged the reputation of the European Parliament.
Referring to the corruption scandal in the European Parliament, the Hungarian Prime Minister posted a meme showing a group of men laughing out loud, including former US President Ronald Reagan and Vice President George Bush. He sent out the picture with the text: “And then they said that the European Parliament was seriously concerned about corruption in Hungary. Good morning to the European Parliament.”
As it happens, Brussels wants to freeze billions of euros in EU funds for Hungary. The reason for the icy relations between Brussels and Budapest is that Orban has been against sanctioning Russia. In addition, he recently spoke out against further aid for Ukraine amounting to billions.
Good morning to the European Parliament! @Europarl_EN pic.twitter.com/VYXGeSOwul
— Orbán Viktor (@PM_ViktorOrban) December 12, 2022
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