Hungary’s controversial Orban to begin two-day Israel visit

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Hungary’s controversial Orban to begin two-day Israel visit

Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban is set to arrive in Israel Wednesday for a two-day visit in the country, marking his first time in the Jewish state, in a follow-up to last year’s visit to Budapest by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The trip is a striking sign of burgeoning ties between Netanyahu and the controversial Hungarian statesman, who has been accused of playing up anti-Semitic stereotypes, and comes following reports of Israeli efforts to lobby the US to end isolation of the man considered a symbol of Europe’s move toward the hard right.

 

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