Hungary: Orban Striving to Become PM Again

People ♦ Published: March 26, 2014; 10:14 ♦ (Vindobona)

In an attempt to gain another four years as head of the government Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban praises the country’s achievements in the past years since his Fidesz party came into power.

According to recent polls, Prime Minister Orban has no reason to fear a loss in power. / Picture: ©

According to the Prime Minister, Hungary was "standing on its own two feet" and has accomplished this "without the help of anyone else". "The economy is growing, the debt has been cut, energy is cheaper, credit is cheaper, inflation is lower and exports are expanding: nobody can contest these facts as far as I am concerned," he told the assembled leaders of Hungarian industry on March…