A ceasefire in Ukraine instead of anti-Russia sanctions could help tackle rising prices, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban has said
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A ceasefire in Ukraine instead of anti-Russia sanctions is necessary to stop ‘wartime inflation’, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban claimed on Friday. However, he said his was the only country advocating this solution.
Speaking on Radio Kossuth, Orban explained that the majority of EU countries believe in imposing sanctions on Russia. He said Hungary, despite having some “red lines” including an oil embargo, has chosen to swim with the tide on this strategy.
However, the prime minister stated that what is needed is not sanctions, but an immediate ceasefire, which would allow both sides to discuss a peace negotiations framework.
“It is in the interest of Hungary and all countries to have peace,” Orban said.