The EU’s Foreign Affairs Council usually calls for peace talks between the opposing parties in remote armed conflicts, but the opposite principle is applied toward the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, said Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó while he was in Slovenia on Tuesday.
“Anyone who advocates an immediate ceasefire and peace talks is immediately condemned and branded a Russian spy, a Nazi, a friend of Putin spreading Kremlin propaganda,” the minister said.
Szijjártó said at a panel discussion at the Bled Strategic Forum that the EU is not in good shape today and has weakened a lot in recent years in the areas of security, the economy and energy security.
The Hungarian foreign minister said that this situation did come out of nowhere, but is the result of a series of decisions that were taken or not taken. ... Continue reading >>>