“It is in Hungary’s national interest that cooperation between the two parts of Europe are as good as possible,” PM Orbán said following his meeting with President Putin, adding that Hungary-Russia connections play a special role in this relation. During his joint press conference with the Russian president, the prime minister talked about the expansion of the Paks nuclear plant, future natural gas shipments, economic relations between the two countries and the protection of the persecuted of Christians.
Hungary aims to replace the four reactors currently operating at the Paks site, which were constructed in the 1980s and account for approximately 50 percent of Hungary's domestic electricity production
“It is hard to imagine a successful Hungary,” the prime minister said, “without establishing open, vigorous and fruitful economic and trade relations with one of the biggest players in the global economy”
The TEK will be in charge of performing personal protection tasks during the visit, which includes programs in which the Russian foreign and health ministers will take part on Wednesday and those that the Russian president and his delegation will attend on Thursday