Tens of thousands of Hungarians gathered in Budapest to commemorate the 1956 anti-Soviet uprising and to express their support for Prime Minister Viktor Orban ahead of the 2022 parliamentary elections. In a speech that kicked off the election campaign, Orbán accused the European Union and the United States of meddling in his country’s affairs.

participants Pro-government demonstration He walked towards the center of the capital where Urban gave his singing, He accused the European Union institutions and the US authorities of interfering in Hungary’s affairs and calling on his supporters to defend what his government has achieved for more than 11 years in power.

It is not what they want in Brussels, Washington and the foreign media that matters. It is the Hungarians who will decide their fate – compressed.

Brussels, as in its relationship with the Poles, turns to us and treats us as if we were enemies (…) This is the moment for them to understand that even the Communists could not defeat us – Orban said, referring to the 65th anniversary of the outbreak of the Hungarian uprising against the country’s communist authorities at that time.

The demonstrators waved Hungarian flags and carried banners with inscriptions such as Brussels means dictatorship.

It is amazing that we are again faced with attacks from the West, who is constantly criticizing Viktor Orban. Next year’s elections will show whether Hungary will remain a sovereign country or dissolve in the Islamic sea – One of the protesters told Reuters.

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Orbán supports anti-immigration rhetoric and has repeatedly clashed with Brussels, which accuses him of, among other things, restricting media freedom. He also opposes transferring more powers to the European Union, but stresses that it is in Hungary’s interest to remain a member of a strong community, according to Reuters.

On the same day I signed in the Hungarian capital So a coalition of six opposition parties. During the event, the united opposition candidate for prime minister in next year’s election, Peter Markie Zee.

He declared that if he wins, his government will create a new constitution, crack down on corruption, implement the euro, and guarantee freedom of the media. This system (Urban Government – PAP), from the point of view of ethics, has become unsustainable – announced.

He appealed to the opposition for more unity. It all comes down to one question: vids or no vidsz – emphasized in reference to Urban’s party.

For the first time since taking power vids in 2010 The six largest opposition parties – the Hungarian Socialist Party (MSZP), the Jobbik Party, the Environmental Party Polityka May Be Different, the Liberal Momentum, the Democratic Alliance (KD) and the Eco-Liberal Dialogue – decided – Alliance before the parliamentary elections It held primary elections in which it chose its candidate for prime minister in the 2022 elections.

Marky ZThe 49-year-old non-partisan conservative emerged on the Hungarian political scene three years ago when he won early municipal elections in his hometown of Hodmzivasarhli in southern Hungary. Previously, his public role was limited to the Catholic community and the local school’s parent club. It is defined as “disappointed fideszowiec”. As he says, he supported Fidesz and was deeply affected by the collapse of his first government in 2002, but over time he no longer supported this party, including. Because of corruption in its ranks.

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According to opinion polls, support for Fidesz and the opposition coalition is equal and approximate. Of the hesitant respondents – Reuters reports.

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