Hungary: Orban Underlines National Sovereignty

People ♦ Published: October 24, 2013; 22:14 ♦ (Vindobona)

On the occasion of Hungary´s national holiday, Prime Minister Viktor Orban stressed the importance of values. The high public debt limits Hungary´s effective sovereignty, however.

Hungary: Orban Underlines National Sovereignty / Picture: © Flickr / European People's Party - EPP

For decades, Hungary´s main motivation was to catch up with the more competitive Western European countries, Orban told “The Telegraph”. Orban admitted that he believed that Hungary can achieve this ambition by a more unified Europe. “But now, I have my doubts.” Orban said in the interview. After the financial crisis has emerged, it became more obvious that the EU cannot act…