BUDAPEST — In the two years since the speaker of the Hungarian national assembly ordered the EU flag removed from the parliament building on the banks of the Danube, diplomatic affairs between Budapest and Brussels have hardly improved.
Hungary has clashed with the rest of the bloc over asylum seekers. The EU has withheld funding over concerns about corruption and waged a battle in the courts against Budapest over taxes on media companies, seen by the union as politically motivated. Lest anyone miss how Brussels perceives Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker welcomed him to a summit in …read more
Source: European Voice