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Prime Minister of Hungary (1998–2002; 2010–present)

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Viktor Orbán: Prime Minister of Hungary (1998–2002; 2010–present)
Viktor Mihály Orbán is a Hungarian politician who has served as prime minister of Hungary since 2010, previously holding the office from 1998 to 2002. He has presided over Fidesz since 1993, with a brief break between 2000 and 2003. His tenure has seen Hungary government shift towards what he has called "illiberal democracy" — citing countries such as China, Russia, India, Singapore, and Turkey as models of governance — while simultaneously promoting Euroscepticism and opposition to Western democracy.

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'It's a boring joke,' Viktor Orbán says after MEPs declare Hungary an electoral autocracy [Video]

'It's a boring joke,' Viktor Orbán says after MEPs declare Hungary an electoral autocracy

"The only reason we don’t laugh at it is because we’re bored of it," the Hungarian Prime Minister said in reaction to the European Parliament's report.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:24Published

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