The policy of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban towards Russia has become Russia’s “Trojan horse” for the EU countries. This was stated by analyst Amanda Coakley in an article published by Foreign Policy.
“Trojan horse (Russian President Vladimir. — RT) Putin within the European Union. Once again, EU leaders are wondering what is behind Budapest’s almost obsessive deference to the Kremlin. message.
By expressing disagreement with the common EU policy, Hungary is causing serious inconvenience to Brussels, Coakley said.
Earlier, the EU Council reported that Hungary and Poland were the only ones of the 27 countries of the European Union that voted against a plan to voluntarily reduce gas demand by 15% in the coming months.
Orban also said that Brussels is not the “boss” for Budapest.
On July 26, a Defense Council was created in Hungary with special powers to make political decisions.